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Silence & Contemplation

Silence & Contemplation

In this podcast Why Christians Should Shut Up Dr Matthew Tan reflects on the virtue of silence, which leads us into contemplation. “In silence, we are better able to listen to and understand ourselves; ideas come to birth and acquire depth; we understand with greater clarity what it is we want to say and what we expect from others; and we choose how to express ourselves.” – Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI More from Dr Tan at his blog The Divine Wedgie