Listen- Silent

Psalm 46:10 – “Be still,and know that I am God. 1 Kings 19:11-13 And he said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a gstrong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. And after the wind an earthquake, but…… Continue reading Listen- Silent

Listen

“I just gave you that book to write to keep you busy in between appointments; your real work is all these interruptions.” The biggest stumbling block to truly listening, especially to children, is our self-important business. Henri Nouwen SJ, a Jesuit author and university professor, complained to God about all the undergraduate students who knocked…… Continue reading Listen

Silent Night

This morning at 9:30 in the country to the south of us, people honoured the children and their teachers who were slaughtered at this same time a week ago with a moment of silence. In Sandy Hook, U.S.A., the a church bell rang out 26 times, one toll for each of the victims. It was…… Continue reading Silent Night

7 Quick Takes Friday -Silence

It’s Friday so it’s time to connect with Jen’s Conversion Diary A few thoughts on listening in the silence for the coming of Jesus in our hearts. People honoured the children and their teachers who were slaughtered at this same time a week ago with a  moment of silence. A moment of silence for the end of…… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes Friday -Silence