Glossary of Spiritual Wisdom
Excerpts about Wonderment
Inquiry is a Journey of Wonderment
Inquiry, based on love and dynamic openness, is a journey of wonderment whose center is a question that embodies knowing and unknowing. That dynamic openness makes all our questions penetrating and encompassing, which activates the optimizing force of Being – in the form of the Diamond Guidance -- so that it may reveal the hidden truth, the truth beyond the known. What is needed now is love of the truth for its own sake to give that questioning power and urgency…
Spacecruiser Inquiry, pg. 124
The Nondual Absolute is a Wonderment
This experience of the nondual Absolute is a wonderment. Everything appears more clearly defined, more three-dimensional, more textured, but also transparent and luminous. Everything makes up a nonconceptual unity, multifaceted and multidimensional, but glittering brilliantly as if made out of diamonds.
The Point of Existence, pg. 124
When Experience is Full of Wonderment
That kind of adventure, with its exhilaration and wonderment, is implicit in our Being. In time, your response to experience is not only delight but pure wonder. You come upon an experience and your mind hasn't got the vaguest idea what it is, but it is so beautiful, you are full of wonderment. You can't experience this wonder, though, if you hold on to a particular identity and frame of reference, if experience continues in its rigid habitual grooves. Wonderment arises when you are open to something that is mysterious, new, and fresh, when your old knowledge is completely suspended for the moment.