I hear this from many people I talk to.
“I don’t have the time.”
“I lack the discipline.”
“I should be doing something.”
“It is hard to just be.”
Do you want to know truth?
If you take time to just ‘be’, you actually might be better at doing things.
When you take the time to sit in silence you actually slow down and receive inner clarity and wisdom.
Silence prepares you for the times when you need to do things and take action.
It even helps you discern when you need to take no action.
And just ‘be’.
One way I practice just being is my twice a day Centering Prayer practice.
You owe it to yourself to just ‘be’.
So you can better discern the daily actions that you need to take.
It is worth the investment in yourself!
Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer by Richard Rohr
Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening by Cynthia Bourgeault
Mindful Silence: The Heart of Christian Contemplation by Phileena Heuertz
The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise by Robert Sarah
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