Posts Tagged ‘silence’

My life is as one constant stream of consciousness. Days go by, blurring one to another. The world shifts around me, changes come quickly and then not at all. Some changes I like, and some I observe passively, at times wondering at my own strength to move anything. But one common denominator remains: God is still God, and I am still aware of his presence.

I don’t know what will happen, where I’ll go, who I’ll become. I cannot see into the depths of that mystery. And yet I find the silence more moving and profound than movement itself. Because in silence, I know that God is working. In silence, my heart is still and I feel his presence even more acutely. In silence, I acknowledge my limitations. And in silence, I place my hope in God’s mighty power.

Yes, I will be so audacious as to call upon the name of the Lord. Yes, I believe that God sees into the very minutia in my life. The wait is at once excruciating and joyful, and yet I would not trade it for a heart that neither sees nor perceives that God’s timing is infinitely greater than our own.

May it never be otherwise.

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