Friday, August 4, 2017

Steadfast, Non-Moving, Silent

Bernadette Roberts

"In time I learned to ignore my roving mind and focus instead on the silent will, which, by contrast to the mind, was steadfast, non-moving, silent, glued to the Divine as to the stillpoint of being.  It was obvious that my true oneness with God was not mental, not dependent upon whether or not I could think of Him.  Rather, it was my will that was the silent energy center of my being that, like an umbilical cord, was somehow attached to the Divine."

Essays on the Christian Contemplative Journey, pg 157

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