We are called to withdraw into a deeper silence from time to time, alone with God.

Being alone with him – not with our books, our thoughts, our memories, but in complete nakedness; remaining in his presence – silent, empty, motionless, waiting.
(Mother Teresa of Calcutta)

We may or may not be naturally disposed to silence.

But we cannot deny the fact that running throughout our 4,000 year tradition is a firm insistence on its importance for spirituality.

Be still and know that I am God (Psalm 46).

Silence, stillness, God.

Note the “natural” progression.

Helpful on this Holy Saturday.


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