Solitude

whitespace solitude

  broken melody :: quiet spaces clean as paper before a poem fingertips of God :: beautiful tone Inspired by chapter 17, “Solitude.” Leaving some whitespace here this month as I rest with Bonnie. I’m reading and writing on a chapter a day. In the stillness, Sandy This post is part of the “Finding Spiritual […]

still saturday: a resting place

resting place

  “Stillness, calmness, tranquility, peacefulness. However you choose to describe it, such a state is possible only by way of relationship with the master. It is found in him alone. Quietness, according to Scripture. is the very thing God works in you, that he achieves in you. Why? Because his desire for union is greater than […]

still saturday: calm and quiet

Quieted

  Be still and know. ~Psalm 46:10 I have calmed and quieted myself. ~Psalm 131:2 In quietness and trust is your strength. ~Isaiah 30:15 Stilled and singing these words from Hillsong, Sandy Please #PrayForDavid as… he preaches tomorrow sees a specialist on Tuesday undergoes surgery on Thursday   Welcome to Still Saturday where we pause […]

still saturday: strength

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  “Quiet down, far-flung ocean islands. Listen! Sit down and rest, everyone. Recover your strength. Gather around me. Say what’s on your heart. Together let’s decide what’s right.” Isaiah 41:1 (Message)   “In silence and quietness the devout soul makes progress and learns the hidden mysteries of the Scriptures.” ~Thomas a Kempis Welcome to Still Saturday […]

Still Saturday: Catching Quiet

It is a hard art to learn, catching quiet by palms raised cupped in air shifting location here and there like trying to guess the pattern of falling leaves, and hoping to feel the soft descent of moments when silence slips between sounds. ~Enuma Okoro from “Passing Ordinary Time” as found in At the Still […]