contemplation Tag

Waiting in God’s Presence

I read a portion of Richard Foster’s Devotional Classics* this morning in my quiet time. I read about Madame Jeanne Guyon, a French woman who spent nearly twenty-five years of her life imprisoned in Vincennes and the Bastille because of her religious beliefs. A gifted…

What Price Is “Too Busy?”

Over the course of the past two months, the phrases, “I’m too busy,” and “I know you are so busy,” have seemed to grate on my nerves like fingernails scraping down a chalkboard—you know that feeling—making me wince and cringe more than ever before. We…

Silence is Golden

Some time ago, I read a study about how difficult it is for nature shows to find more than one hour of uninterrupted natural sound.  Bruce Rutkoski, nicknamed Natureguy, writes the following at http://www.natureguystudio.com/bio.html: Today, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find places that are…