Psalm 131: Humility, Silence and Hope

Sometimes I get asked "Where is contemplation in the Bible?"One obvious answer to this question is Psalm 131.It's a short Psalm, only three verses. Here it is in its entirety from the Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (but every translation works):O Lord, my heart is not lifted up,my eyes are not raised too high;I do not occupy myself with thingstoo great and too marvelous for me.But I have calmed and quieted my soul,like a child quieted at its mother’s br … [Read more...]