Tag: devotion

  • revisited: is attention the beginning of devotion??

    I was having dinner with friends a couple of weeks ago and they brought up my blog post about on attention and devotion. “Is attention the beginning of devotion?” they asked. I had never really doubted the truth of Mary Oliver’s words because they resonated so deeply within me. I fumbled my way through examples…

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  • attention + devotion

    “Attention is the beginning of devotion.” -Mary Oliver I like the definition of devotion that says it is “love, loyalty or enthusiasm for a person, activity or cause.” It sometimes feels like there are a lot of roadblocks on the path to attention. Easy-ways out. Disruption or distraction. What do I need to set aside…

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