“But, as all who attempt to live the questions and follow the movements of the Spirit know, discernment is not a step-by-step program or a systematic pattern. Rather, it is a regular discipline of listening to the still, small voice beneath the rush of the whirlwind, a prayerful practice of reading the subtle signs in daily life.”
From Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life,
a compilation of reflections taken from the writings and thoughts of Henri Nouwen.
What images and thoughts come to you, upon reading this, as we prepare for our upcoming Annual Meeting and our Listening Circles at Grace Church?