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And obsecration precedes prayer, for it is from dwelling upon the Divine Goodness that we venture to approach to Him.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Latin obsecrationem (nominative obsecratio) "a beseeching, imploring, supplication, entreaty," noun of action from past participle stem of obsecrare "to beseech, entreat" (on religious grounds), from ob- (see ob-) + sacrare "to make or declare sacred" (see sacred).

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