I wanted to share this beautiful reflection with you from Ann Voskamp at Holy Experience. She has just been on silent retreat. Not only are her reflections well worth meditating on but her photos are superb too. It seemed a very appropriate addition to my reflections on Walking to the Cross: How do we follow Jesus? I think that silence is a lost art for most us and the ability to sit in silence or to go on retreat in silence is something that we desperately need to recover.
I spend the weekend in silent retreat with a gracious community of women at a Benedictine Monastery. We are silent. From Thursday to Sunday, we endeavour not to talk. Our mouths only open to pray Scripture with the monks. read the entire article here