Silence refreshes and revitalises the human spirit. Take your soul with you into 2018.
How often do we offer advice and counsel where none had been sought?
How will we spend our lives? Spinning in the whirlpool of noise and activity? Or reflecting on a stone bench in the garden alcove? – Anne D. LeClaire – Listening Below the Noise
Thursday 14th September 2017 Shhh! It’s National Quiet Day in the UK Let’s join them. Take a moment for yourself and enjoy a little sanctuary in silence.
Concepcion Camacho points to the value of both silence and shared prayer. – what conditions enable silent encounter with the Spirit for you? – with whom do you engage in shared prayer? – what for you is true poverty of spirit?
Sr Lynette Toohey RSCJ will lead a time of prayer and reflection, being still and knowing that God is God, at Canisius Centre of Ignatian Spirituality in Pymble,Sydney 23 – 24 August 2014. More information and an online booking form can be found here.
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