Daily Archives: April 21, 2012

Paying attention (otherwise known as contemplation)

In Soulful Spirituality: Becoming Fully Alive and Deeply Human, David Benner writes about learning to pay attention as an important spiritual practice. He writes, “This sort of attentive awareness is sometimes described as contemplation. Contemplation is an apprehension of existence that is wide awake and uncluttered by thought. … Brenner acknowledges that “this act of […]