God Speaks in Silence

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Where does one hear the voice of God?
Is it in large cathedrals with towering spires
or from preachers who peddle the Gospel
like a Television infomercial” // New and Improved.
Does it come through what we put on // or what we take off
Perhaps in the mass emotion of the moment
Like an engine revved up to 5000 rpms?
I believes it come in silence. when we listen
To a bubbling stream or birds singing in the trees.
It come in the silence of a flower
Smiling up at us // waving in the wind.
Perhaps in a silent loving touch // no words needed;
Or, from the silence of the written word
Enlightening our minds // opening our eyes.
Sometimes it comes as we share ourselves with others
Our passion // our faith // our love // our compassion.
In the silence of our minds God speaks;
As we listen // living in the Spirit
We become the silent word made flesh;.
The silent voice of God to those willing to hear.

Photo: Dwight L. Roth

24 thoughts on “God Speaks in Silence

  1. Beyond mundane humdrum of whats and ifs of everyday lies Immateria, silence of creation. God to you, other words for me, same thing flows through ous as we try to find form and symbols for the unspeakable all. Very thing.

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  2. Thank you for this great post, I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and learning from your perspective! I have recently published an article on my blog about why I love silence. If you have time, it would be great if you could check out my post as I would be interested to hear your thoughts! Thanks 🙂

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