Every President expects devotion.
Angelus, a Christian devotion in memory of the Incarnation.
For many Hindus art has important connections to worship and devotion.
It is perhaps less obvious why devotion can’t be divided between two beings.
“Does artistic dedication begin to touch on religious devotion?”
In response to attacks on her cult by Protestant reformers, devotion to St.
The heart of Jesus became an object of devotion because it symbolizes his love for humanity.
"My mother's devotion towards me taught me devotion towards my art," he says.
The devotion, called benediction of the blessed sacrament, was accompanied by hymns and prayers.
Sacred Heart, also called Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Roman Catholicism, the mystical-physical heart of Jesus as an object of devotion.
In matters of religion, its important contribution was the new emphasis placed on devotion, which has since remained a central path in Hinduism.
The term bhakti is derived from a root that literally means “having a share”; devotion unites without totally merging the identities of worshipers and deities.
Devotion to Shiva is associated with his frequent manifestations on earth—in which he can appear as anyone, even a tribal hunter, a Dalit (formerly called an untouchable), or a Muslim.
Thus, the nation is a good creature of God, but it is to be loved and served with an affection appropriate to it, not with the ultimate devotion that must be reserved for the Lord of all nations.
Gelb’s documentary on the world’s greatest sushi chef not only traces Jiro Ono’s legacy; it also utilizes a spare, elegant style that perfectly complements its subject’s monastic devotion to purity.
In its unsparing breadth, the crisis is pitting two American ideals against each other — the e pluribus unum credo of solidarity and its near-religious devotion to the idea that hard work brings rewards.
It’s a collectively generated tribute to the thing about Carly Rae Jepsen that makes her a quietly singular pop star: her deliberately limited scope of vision—her utter devotion to devotion.
…that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion—that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain—that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom—and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
On this auspicious occasion we may well renew the pledge of our devotion to the Constitution, which, launched by the founders of the Republic and consecrated by their prayers and patriotic devotion, has for almost a century borne the hopes and the aspirations of a great people through prosperity and peace and through the shock of foreign conflicts and the perils of domestic strife and vicissitudes.
It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion; that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom; and that government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.
- feelings of ardent love
Example: their devotion to each other was beautiful
- commitment to some purpose
Example: the devotion of his time and wealth to science
- religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
- (usually plural) religious observance or prayers (usually spoken silently)
Example: he returned to his devotions
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It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us—that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain that this nation under God shall have a new birth of freedom and that government of the people by the people for the people shall not perish from the earth