UNKNOWING

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Definition of Unknowing: lack of awareness or knowledge.
Synonyms of Unknowing: innocent, simple, naïve, unsophisticated, unsuspecting, etc

 These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs.
Readers are encouraged to click external links for more detail.
We hope you find them helpful.
Love in fellowship.

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The ‘Cloud of Unknowing’ is an anonymous work of ‘Christian mysticism’ written in Middle English in the latter half of the 14th century. The text is a spiritual guide on contemplative prayer in the late Middle Ages.

The underlying message of this work suggests that the way to know God is to abandon consideration of God’s particular activities and attributes, and be courageous enough to surrender one’s mind and ego to the realm of “unknowing,” at which point, one may begin to glimpse the nature of God. –Evelyn Underhill | More…

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