Divine Definitions: (1) Able to produce great focus; mesmerizing; (2) Able to arouse great desire to learn; thrilling; captivating; (3) Always able to produce something unknown; stimulating; (4) The ability to regenerate and rejuvenate; refreshing; (5) Able to give insight into new aspects; multifaceted; (6) Able to invigorate curiosity; electrifying; (7) Memorable

Comment: God is worth contemplating. Once we give ourselves a chance to think about Him, we begin to see His nature and appreciate his character. Then, because of the positive nature of the attributes He possesses, we are drawn to take a personal interest in Him. This leads to an appreciation of possibilities – His and ours. Once we begin to like him, we realize He must like us and also have our best interests in mind. We begin to trust in his ability to intercede in our lives. After receiving some truth and recognizing some beauty, we feel some gratitude toward Him. It is then not difficult to want to share in his qualities; to emulate His nature and attributes. Seeing that we can embody these qualities we know that genuine growth is possible. A closer understanding of who He is turns into a heartfelt acknowledgment of His great goodness which elevates our appreciation of Him to the level of worship.

Human Definitions: (1) exciting, and then holding attention or curiosity; attractive; mesmerizing; (2) able to stimulate great desire to learn; thrilling; captivating; (3) able to arouse insight into new aspects; multifaceted; (4) showing acute enthusiasm; avid

• Happiness goes like the wind, but what is interesting stays. — Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) American Artist
• The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile. — Bertrand Arthur William Russell (1872–1970) British polymath [four disciplines]

Suggestion: Being genuinely interested in what is wonderful in others will excite them to exhibit the best of themselves; thus, inspiring you to find novel ways to help them feel free to grow and show their endearing qualities.