Live in Radical Amazement (Quote by Abraham Joshua Heschel)

Live in Radical Amazement (Quote by Abraham Joshua Heschel)

Live in Radical Amazement

“Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement. ….get up in the morning and look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted. Everything is phenomenal; everything is incredible; never treat life casually. To be spiritual is to be amazed.”

by Abraham Joshua Heschel

(The photos here are of canola oil fields that amazed me in Pennsylvania couple weeks ago. Click here with your sound up to see a tiny video I took of this remarkable scene.)

I work to amplify good wherever I find it. I love color, texture, beauty, great ideas, nature, metaphor, deliciousness, genuine spirituality, and exploring new territory. I encourage authenticity, nurture creativity, champion sustainability, promote peace, and hope to foster a new renaissance where we all are free to be our most fulfilled, multifaceted, and terrific selves. Read more here.


  1. JOSEPH+DAHLET+HERRING 8 months ago

    Rabbi Heschel was a major influence on my decision to become an Episcopal priest.

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      Polly Castor 8 months ago


  2. John+Gregory 8 months ago

    I was always amazed in Japan with the hillsides of wild mustard ⛩

  3. elizabeth hunter 8 months ago

    the ukrainian flag…..

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      Polly Castor 8 months ago

      I thought the same thing…

  4. Loree 8 months ago

    Terrific! Our visit today was proof of living amazing life

  5. Sue+Krevitt 8 months ago

    A-mazing Field of Maize!!
    Uh, Wild Mustard!
    Amazing Video, and with birdsong, no less!!

    • Author
      Polly Castor 8 months ago

      Canola oil not mustard or maize.

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