Finding God in Silence
by April Swofford
teach a spiritual discipline called Centering Prayer and the
most frequently asked question by new learners is, "What
is the goal?"
We live in a world that is goal-oriented, success-seeking,
money-centered. We plan to make the most of everything: our work,
our recreation, our time spent with family and friends. Even
while driving to and from work we often do business or visit
with a friend or a family member on the cell phone, or listen
to audio books or motivational speakers on cd or cassette. We
even eat on the run so we don't waste time or allow any time
not to be "well-spent." We spend our days running from
one thing to another, because that is how one lives in our society.
We have to be constantly doing, doing, doing or we will not reach
All this activity makes life noisy.
How do you find God in such a world?
Read April Swofford's answers in this article in Horizons
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