The sacred in silence

In a column from Lancaster Online, Elizabeth Eisenstadt-Evans offers a reflection about the diminishing amount of silence in our world and the implications for our spiritual lives. She begins with three questions:

As silence threatens to become as extinct as the passenger pigeon, what is its absence doing to our spiritual lives?

Is wordless reverence relegated to the sidelines of a world in which many of us are wired 24/7 to devices that, every day, seem to become smarter and smarter than we are?

What has happened to the prayerful moments that allow us to be fully present to wonder and to grace?

For the full reflection, please visit Lancaster Online here.

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