The silence that is experienced in being quiet and alone is not the deepest and most satisfying silence to be had. The heart’s desire is for the Eternal, a level of silence that is penetrating in its power to draw forth the secret communication of the soul. Here, we discover that silence speaks and we learn how poor we are when we do not abide in this dimension. In this great silence, our being finds its roots in God, is nurtured inwardly, and gradually expands into a form of life that is itself eternal.
~ Romeo J. Bonsaint in “Spiritual Life” Summer, 2004
Lord, have I been silent enough today? It is sometimes difficult to be silent and still enough to hear you. The world teaches me that everything is achieved by noise, but God longs to speak with no words. I am still God, speak to me.