“As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.”

— Charles Morgan

Do you remember when you first started school?  Do you remember the feeling that the whole world of knowledge lay inside the walls of that place of learning?  Do you remember thinking that once you had learned everything you would be ready for life in the adult world?  I remember well the day I welcomed my eldest son home from his first day of kindergarten.  “How was school?”  I asked him.  “Well,” he replied, “it was fine; but I still didn’t learn how to read and write.”
I suppose the first lesson we learned when we began our formal education was that learning would take time.  Then, as time passed, we learned that the real function of a good education was to teach us how to frame new questions that would lead us to learn about things we never considered might exist.  Kindergarten was not enough to satisfy our curiosity, so we moved on to elementary school.  Elementary school provided us with the building blocks, the basics of Reading, Writing and Arithmetic, that allowed us to express our questions in meaningful and understandable ways.  Secondary school let us flex our mental muscles and participate in a review of the standard questions and the ways people had found some answers.  If we were very lucky, we learned that there are many ways to approach a problem and many paths to the solution.  This learning marked the first step on the path from knowledge to wisdom.
Our basic schooling behind us, we then could choose to move on to more focused study, whether in college or simply in the world of living as adults.  If our education was a good one, we learned that we would never be finished learning.  We learned that each new piece of knowledge would lead to another question, and we learned that our awakened minds would forever fill with curiosity.  As soon as the answer to one question seemed clear, another would fill us with wonder and lead us on to the next adventure.
If learning is the path to knowledge, then I think that knowledge is the path to wonder and wonder is the path to wisdom.  Never ever allow your sense of wonder to die.  Forever add pieces to the puzzle that when assembled leads you closer to Truth.  At the end of each new day, ask yourself, “How was school today?”  May your answer always be, “It was fine, but I still have a lot to learn.”