Practicing Stillness: Awaken the Senses

Out of all the stories that surround Jesus, Mary, gives us the best picture of stillness. Without realizing it, she has become our poster child for listening intently.

Practicing Stillness: Train up a Child…

In all of the efforts undertaken to protect the Christchild… what time is there for stillness? Or silliness for that matter? How can we make time for myrth and music when we feel stretched beyond our capacity daily? When ‘free time’ is scarce and, sometimes the only thing that feels possible is attempting to recover for the next push?

Stillness: First Steps

…sitting in stillness really is an act of humility. As I silently position myself, I wait expectantly to hear from God. In this way, I am saying: “I don’t have all the answers” or “I am open to learn, to change, to answer your call.” “I can trust what you will show me.”

Stillness: The Sacred Heart

When I allow myself to think on Jesus’ sacred heart  for even a brief period, I begin to vibrate the same frequency  of love and compassion-first for our Lord Jesus Christ- then for those in the world around me.