The Stillness of Sunday – Janis Cox asks if you can sit still before the Lord. Picture with Scripture
Sunday Stillness – God tells us to Sit Still Lately I have been having a hard time settling into a quiet time with the Lord. Does that happen to you? This morning I finally said, “SIT STILL, Jan.” And I did. I sat so still I fell asleep. But that’s not bad either. At least… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – God tells us to Sit Still
Are you fretful? Do you need peace? Drop by for a few quiet moments. #SundayStillness
Sunday Stillness – How to hear God’s gentle whisper I had a hearing test a few weeks ago. Bottom line – I can’t hear very well. There seems to be a problem with my ear drums not vibrating – so maybe fluid behind my ear drum. My hearing is the worst when there is other noise around. I thought… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – How to hear God’s gentle whisper
#UTCOP – How Can I Have a Conversation with God? by Joy Lenton Have you ever thought that you wouldn’t bother God with your concerns? Maybe they feel too small or huge to hand over to Him and you wonder if it might be wasting His time; and isn’t He just too busy taking care… Continue reading #UTCOP – How Can I Have a Conversation with God?
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Quiet – Five-Minute Fridays Janis Cox discusses the word quiet – as used in a spiritual practice.
Linking to The Gypsy Mama on Fridays. I have 5 minutes to write. The word is LOUD. Here I go: LOUD I don’t really like loud music, especially the decibels that make my ears ring. But I love it loud enough that I can hear it. Yes I think I have a slight hearing problem. I keep… Continue reading LOUD – Five Minute Fridays
Adventures of the Spiritual Life by Judith Lawrence (reprinted with permission June 22, 2011) “Recollection,” says Evelyn Underhill, “is the traditional term by which mystical writers define the voluntary concentration, a first collecting or gathering in of the attention of the self to its most hidden cell. That self is as yet unacquainted with the… Continue reading ADVENTURES OF THE SPIRITUAL LIFE
Prayer of Quiet or Simplicity by Judith Lawrence Jesus said, “When you pray, go away by yourself, shut the door behind you, and pray to your Father in private” Matt 6:6a (New Living Translation). “Out of the deliberate practice of loving attention to God, the contemplative glides on to a plane of perception for… Continue reading PRAYER OF QUIET OR SIMPLICITY