I learned to pay attention by keeping a journal. Attention as prayer circles back to the Tao for me. Each morning I look out various windows and study the rabbit tracks in my yard. Their paths intrigue me as they might intrigue anyone who pays attention. Simone Weil wrote "Waiting for God" which I read several years ago. This conversation motivates me to return to Weil's book. A short bio of her I read last night indicated she was a mystic. Is attention as prayer a mystical experience?
More information about text formats