Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Quiet


The monks have got a good thing going with the silence. In the silence they can hear God. They can commune with Him without all the distractions of this world.

So, I learn from these monks at the abbey. I wake in the still hours of the morning. I quiet my thoughts, my heart. All the to-dos and plans for the day are forgotten for a while. I make myself still.

Shivering, yawning I come before Him and pour out my heart. I sit and listen for Him.


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