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Embracing Stillness in Autumn…

     Autumn is my favorite season. Even though I’m always a little sad to say, “good-bye” to summer, today, I welcome this new season, and want to say…

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     This year the Autumn equinox coincided with my husband’s birthday.

     One of our birthday activities was a morning walk at the Japanese Gardens in Spokane, Washington. I’m always impressed with the beauty of the garden. This walk seemed extra special—not only because it was a picture-perfect day, and I love taking walks with my husband, but because lately I’ve been trying to quiet my spirit more, focusing on the spiritual discipline of silence (not easy for me!).

     Here are some of Ron’s special photos, including some Scriptural thoughts about becoming still and listening to the “still, small voice” of God’s Spirit.

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If these brief thoughts about quietness resonate with you, won’t you please join me in embracing and practicing the spiritual discipline of silence…

I’m praying for you…

Sue Reeve