Becoming Perceptive

On living a life…and being a prophet

In her weekly newsletter on August 5, 2019 Joan Chittister discusses what it means to be a prophet and quotes Mary Oliver:

The poet Mary Oliver may have written the best definition of what it means to be a prophet in contemporary spirituality. She writes, “Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it. (emphasis mine)

I seek to pay attention, I am constantly astonished, and with AttentiontoLife.com in all of its forms, I try to tell.

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