It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted. Here is the beginning of a recent post I wrote for Circles of Faith:
In a culture that likes to fill silences with noise – meaningful or not – we don’t think a lot about the concept of silence. One of the first times I remember using silence in prayer was when I was discerning which college to attend. My aunt suggested we (she, my mom, and I) try a “listening prayer.” The three of us gathered in our living room, and sat in silence, just listening to God. I am not sure how long we sat, but to my 17-year-old untrained and anxious mind, it felt like quite a while.
Continue reading this post here! More to come soon 🙂