Thursday, July 29, 2010

TT: The Beauty of Silence

Silence.It's deafening. It communicates. It gives a message. This Thankful Thursday, I am struck by the beauty of silence. Yes, it has a beauty that only  few were able to recognize. 

This morning, I am too preoccupied of the things that needs to be done. I am so busy doing multifarious tasks. My mind keeps on working, extracting the right words to put on my paper. The clock runs so fast that I felt like I am always racing against time. Deadlines are imminent... Demands are too many. Schedules are too loaded. My mind wants to explode, to shout and to beg for air to breathe. Then I realized, I do not need to do that. I realized the value of SILENCE. Why should I worry much? why should I forced myself to finish the things that is beyond my grasps? Why do I work like there's no more tomorrow. It seems like God reminded me on His still small voice to remain calm and just be silent. I need time to listen to that voice... and the only way to hear that is to be silent. Yes, a moment of silence.

Thank you God for the reminders. :)
Head on to Lynn for more of Thankful Thursday

5 comments/reactions:

GodsOwn/Bernice said...

Last saturday i posted this quote
“We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.”- Mother Teresa

Blessings on this TT

Nana Jul said...

What an awe inspiring post! Thank you LORD for the silence, for listening ears - for confirmation again this morning to stand on Jer.29:11 and to listen!
He is utterly AMAZING!
Thank you Jackie-Happy TT day.

Jackeline Salva Cagas-Paraiso said...

Bernice and Julie: thank you both for finding this post inspiring. May God continue to bless us all...

Joan Davis (Jo) said...

There is such beauty in silence...for in quiet times, we hear our Lord.

Living for Him, Joan

Unknown said...


This is a profound photo and you are so right. It's in the quiet that I can hear the Lord's voice.

Great post. Happy TT. Hugs.

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