On Silence

From a meditation on developing the interior life …

Silence is an indespensable condition for keeping things and pondering them in one’s heart. Profundity of thought can develop only in a climate of silence. Too much chatter exhausts our inner strength, it dissipates everything of any value in our heart, which becomes like a bottle of perfume left open for a long time: only water remains with a slight touch of its former fragrance.

– F. Suarez, Mary of Nazareth, p 155.

This came from In Conversation With God, by Francis Fernandez, Vol.5, Tuesday of the 25th Week of Ordinary Time.

On Silence

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