The Wisdom of Silence

Prayers and Promises

When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise. – Proverbs 8:19


We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn. It seems only the old are able to sit next to one another and not say anything and still feel content. The young, brash and impatient, must always break the silence. It is a waste, for silence is pure. Silence is holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. This is the great paradox.-Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook


“The LORD will fight for you while you keep silent.” Then the LORD said to Moses, “Why are you crying out to Me? Tell the sons of Israel to go forward. – Exodus 14:14-15

He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words. -Elbert…

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