The Sound of Silence

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Simon and Garfunkel’s Song

I love Simon and Garfunkel’s song, “The Sound of Silence”. The lyrics, “Hello darkness, my old friend, I’ve come to talk with you again” reminds me of what I would like quiet moments to be like.


A Time to be Silent and one to Speak

Ecclesiastes 3:7 reads, “A time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak”.

Learn to be Comfortable

Kim Bearden, author, and Co-Founder of The Ron Clark Academy says, “Learn to be comfortable with silence; it can speak as loudly as words”.

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I have found that one of the toughest things for me is to listen in order to understand, without anticipating how I plan to respond. It takes patience and discipline to be silent and listen.


Interested in a Daily Faith Boost?

This post comes from a devotional series called 4:00 AM Faith. It is written each morning and sent in a condensed format to several people. If you are interested in receiving a daily faith boost, email me at lmcdonell2001@yahoo.com and specify if you would like it to be sent as email or text, and if phone number, provide the number.

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