Do we give enough attention to the silence…the silence that hovers around our hearts…the silence that goes deep, deeper than words…the silence that is the silence of God? Silence speaks,
does it not? The silence of God is the Word of God.
Today’s first reading at Mass is from the first book of Kings and it is one that I love. Elijah is at Horeb, the mountain of God. He is in a cave, a shelter…then, the Lord God tells him to
go and “stand on the mountain of the Lord for the Lord will be