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The Gift of Silence

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Landscape

Ando Hiroshige’s “Evening Bell at Mii Temple”

Let me seek then the gift of silence…
where the sky is my prayer,
the birds are my prayer,
the wind in the trees is my prayer,
for God is in all.

–Thomas Merton

 

 

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Written by MattAndJojang

July 3, 2018 at 5:19 pm

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  1. A bit more Merton..

    “When your tongue is silent, you can rest in the silence of the forest.

    When your imagination is silent, the forest speaks to you.”

    Senan

    Senan of Somerset

    July 4, 2018 at 3:00 am

  2. Senan,

    Silence is a healing balm to our tired spirits. Unfortunately, the constant activity and pervading presence of noise in our society, especially in urban areas, makes silence a rare commodity in our times.

    Thanks for sharing…

    Blessings,
    Matt

    MattAndJojang

    July 5, 2018 at 6:13 pm


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