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Advent Meditation: And They Kept Silent

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Wednesday 25 December 2013

Then from the cloud came a voice that said, ‘This is my Son, my Chosen; listen to him!’ When the voice had spoken, Jesus was found alone. And they kept silent.

Luke 9.35-36

Today is for some a day of busyness and socialising with our tribes, and for some a day with less to do and of solitude. For many it will have elements of both. There are times for majesty and awe, and times for quiet and reflection. Today try to give time to both. Listen for moments of silence amidst the bustle, and look for hints of exuberance amidst the quiet. Both can be glimpses of glory.

Rejoice! Give thanks for the blessings of noise and of quiet, the blessings of company and of solitude. Seek the grace to find balance between the two.

Introduction to our meditations

Meditation for Tuesday 24 December 2013

Meditation for Thursday 26 December 2013

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