God’s Good Wonder


I fell in love with whales in Nova Scotia. We took one of my dream trips that summer, driving from Boston to Nova Scotia and all around that wild, wonder-filled maritime province of Canada. It’s still my favorite place of all.

I booked a boat tour on the Bay of Fundy, excited at the possibility of spotting our first whale, not counting the orca I had seen as a little girl at Sea World. Three hours passed with sightings of far-off dolphins and hordes of seagulls, but no whales.

Then the captain turned the boat sharply to the west, and he picked up speed. Another captain had spotted humpback whales, and we were in pursuit.

Do you feel yourself flattened sometimes by the wights of all your responsibilities? Continue reading this post at The Glorious Table to see how whales give us a way back to wonder and peace.

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