Awe and Wonder

Snow Storm (1842) by J M W Turner

Turner's picture of the steamship Ariel in a storm off Harwich is likely to fill us with awe and wonder. These emotions can make us aware of the powerful forces that lie outside ourselves.
Feelings of awe and wonder may also be feelings of fear and of reverence. They are fundamental to our sense of the divine.

These pages are about the significance of our feelings of awe or wonder and the things that may inspire such feelings.

Suggestion for a primary school assembly

Suggestion for a secondary school assembly

Things to do

A prayer for primary school children

Prayers for secondary schools

A hymn expressing awe and reverence

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