cloud of Unknowing 13 naked intent toward God

Without his grace, however, it is very difficult and almost, I should say, quite beyond you. And so diligently persevere until you feel joy in it. For in the beginning it is usual to feel nothing but a kind of darkness about your mind, or as it were, a cloud of unknowing. You will seem to know nothing and to feel nothing except a naked intent toward God in the depths of your being. mythoughts, thoughtsofgod, thoughts of God, David Reese

Without his grace, however, it is very difficult and almost, I should say, quite beyond you. And so diligently persevere until you feel joy in it. For in the beginning it is usual to feel nothing but a kind of darkness about your mind, or as it were, a cloud of unknowing. You will seem to know nothing and to feel nothing except a naked intent toward God in the depths of your being. mythoughts, thoughtsofgod, thoughts of God, David Reese

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