Only in silence can we know who God truly is.
“Be still and know that I am God” – Psalm 46:10
Silence is difficult but only silence allows a person to be led by God
“One of the greatest mistakes of my life has been to prefer the noise of the world over silence before God” – Bud McCord
“All men’s miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.” – Blaise Pascal
It is only in silence that we know who we truly are.
Only in silence can we differentiate between the ordinary and the extraordinary and discover the extraordinary in the ordinary.
It is in silence that we successfully resist the dictatorship of noise.
Noise is the new drug we use to escape from ourselves.
“We have become citizens of a state where everyone yells and gets yelled at in return.” – Thomas Merton
A life of silence must precede a life of activity.