Is the Lack of Quiet Really Bad?

As I look back on just how *loud* this month was, I am reminded that the kiddos are only little once, and I need to relish this time of littleness, and remind them both I love them ... even if there is no quiet time in our home.

Getting to Know Us (1A): Quiet of the Seasons

"And, with that step back, I feel as though I found some clarity I was lacking the previous couple years. I found reflection on myself coming easier - I have been able to reflect on the person I am, the person I have been, and more importantly, the person I want to be as a wife, mother, and individual. Perhaps most importantly, I feel as though I have found much needed peace and quiet - in my soul." My thoughts on The Zelie Group's theme of "Quiet," as it relates to seasons.

Getting to Know Us (1): A Reason for Quiet

"How can someone, who doesn't feel God's presence, become a saint?! Quite simply, because they kept their faith and trust in Him. They continued to live a life according to love, trust, and goodness." When quietness is what we receive from God, perhaps we need to take a play from the saints' spiritual play book, and not interpret it as abandonment, but rather a spiritual exercise...