When the Bible talks about quietness, it’s not referring to an absence of verbal noise as much as it’s referring to an absence of spiritual noise. Although there’s a connection, quietness has more to do with the state of our hearts than the volume of our words.
I may just let out a tear and a sniffle in the Courtroom tomorrow, as I watch my oldest son get called to the Bar, into the profession that stands as a small, imperfect, visible symbol of what goes on in the Great Courtroom of God.
Those old hymns of my childhood still echo in my mind. Today, I’m meditating on “Jesus, I am Resting.” I love the thought of “resting in the joy” of who Jesus is. I hope you do too, and that these words encourage you.
It was the day after my 34th birthday, and Mary Kassian’s message rocked my thinking. I was a feminist! The culture had infiltrated my mind way more than I cared to admit. God had some foundational repair work to do.