For God Does Not Always Talk
He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters… (Psalms 23:2). Silence, like no other state or event, arouses faith and turns us inward. It is here we learn to trust outside of sense or reason. For God does not always talk. He watches. He hides. He meddles. He retreats. He probes. And He is under no obligation to explain. Perhaps it is unnecessary to argue how valuable silence is to the devoted life, how necessary the quiet heart is for anyone who seeks communion with God, who wishes to meet with him in private beneath the surfaces of life, but here are five things to consider.