Absolutely Unmixed Attention is Prayer

Absolutely unmixed attention is prayer

Simone Weil, quoted in Head Off and Split by Nikky Finney, a birthday present from my mother-in-law in December.

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2 thoughts on “Absolutely Unmixed Attention is Prayer

  1. So, I suppose that sometimes when we are full of “unmixed attention” to a piece we are writing, and that clear-headed feeling comes, and we know just exactly what to say, that we are engaged in a form of prayer?

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