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A Penny For Your Thoughts - On Living a Quiet Life

For Print of Image Above   I’ve been thinking a lot about the value of quiet lately.   For me this is especially valuable. Generally speaking, I need noise.   I turn on the television for background noise.   I put on music when I am in the bathroom getting ready in the morning.   I talk constantly.   However, what I am finding is that I need to make space for quiet in my life.   I think quiet, in the right way, can be associated with humbleness, simplicity, comfort and peace.   There is nothing wrong with noise, but sometimes I find it important to allow ourselves to just be present.   I think practicing comfort in quiet will bring my anxiety down and teach me things I do not anticipate, and I feel the Lord’s confirmation of that to me in my prayers and devotions lately.   1 Thessalonians 4: 11 & 12: 11  and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, 12  so that your daily life may