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The Highest Form of Prayer

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The highest form of prayer is to stand silently in awe of God.

— St. Isaac the Syrian


Written by MattAndJojang

March 11, 2015 at 8:24 pm

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  1. It almost seems an insult to leave a comment as even the written word seems to break the perfect silence. I think it was Brother Lawrence who said “it is best not to speak unless one can improve upon the silence….”


    Senan of Somerset

    March 12, 2015 at 6:07 am

  2. I agree, Senan. It is quite a challenge to improve on this, because in the words of St.John of the Cross:

    Silence is God’s first language.

    And it is only in silence that God can communicate to us deeply, clarifying His presence and love for us…



    March 12, 2015 at 12:52 pm

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