Quote for the Day

There are times when good words are to be left unsaid out of esteem for silence.

— St. Benedict, The Rule of St. Benedict

Preparing for the Silent Night (Part Two)
The Silences of the Lamb (of God)
When Silence Rings
Preparing for the Silent Night (Conclusion)

Comments

  1. No comment :)

  2. That’s the best way to say it.

  3. …………………………………………………

  4. Ain’t that the truth! At the Abbey of which I used to be an Oblate only essential speech was allowed, and it was interesting how much speech was non-essential in the final analysis.

  5. we get too hung up on silence as an ascetic practice
    silence your thoughts and desires and maybe then one will find only the essential has place in life including words and speech
    all things come from god
    that julian of norwich ……………………all is good all will be good etc

  6. Oh this one is so much for me.

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