Tag: silence

Hear the Snowflake in the Silence

May you grow still enough to hear the stir of a single snowflake in the air, so that your inner silence may turn into hushed expectation. – David Steindl-Rast

How Does Silence Play a Part in Your Life?

The trees, the flowers, the plants grow in silence. The stars, the sun, the moon move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective. – Mother Teresa

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. – Ansel Adams  

Culturing Your Garden

Silence is the garden of meditation. – Ali, Maxims of Ali

Now I Become Myself

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by May Sarton. Now I Become Myself Now I become myself. It’s taken Time, many years and places; I have been dissolved and shaken, Worn other people’s faces, Run madly, as if Time were there, Terribly… Continue Reading “Now I Become Myself”

On the Fourth Day of Christmas

When peaceful silence lay over all, and the night had run half of her swift course, your all-powerful word, O Lord, leaped down from heaven, from the royal throne. – Prayer on Second Sunday after Christmas, Roman Rite

What is Prayer?

According to Richard Rohr, Prayer is sitting in the silence until it silences us, choosing gratitude until we are grateful, praising God  until we ourselves are a constant act of praise. – From Radical Grace: Daily Meditations In other words, we become what we… Continue Reading “What is Prayer?”

Some Wisdom from Teresa of Avila

When we were in our chapel at morning prayer, I noted how the reading in our breviary (Thursday, Week III) complemented the Gospel reading for the day in which we are admonished to give, forgive, and to not judge. Let us look at our… Continue Reading “Some Wisdom from Teresa of Avila”

Silence Gives us a New Perspective

I share a piece of wisdom from Mother Teresa today. The trees, the flowers, the plants grow in silence. The stars, the sun, the moon move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective. – Blessed Mother Teresa.