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Lent: Practicing Quiet

But the Lord is in His holy temple. Let all the earth hush and be silent before Him. Habakkuk 2:20 AMP We are a noisy generation. Or maybe I am just old and grumpy. Music blares everywhere –  department stores, supermarkets, restaurants, malls, and sometimes even gas stations. If the music is not floating through the air, then we…

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stillness – where our journey begins

I saw this poem online some years ago. It reminds me of the need for quiet and stillness. How else will we prepare for Advent? “If, as Herod,We fill our lives with things,and again with things;If we consider ourselves so importantThat we must fill every momentof our lives,When will we have timeTo make the long,…

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time to be still … again!

I wrote this post some years back … tonight I’m reminded of it: It was a long day at work today … and now sleep is calling my name.  But before I sleep, I need a few minutes of inner quiet.  All day I have been walled in … enclosed, confined by task and duty…

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