The Sound of Sheer Silence

Today the Anglican Church remembers and celebrates the Transfiguration of Christ. And in Morning Prayer today I was encouraged by Elijah (who appeared with Jesus to the disciples) in the Old Testament reading to head on down to meditation in my parish church at 8pm this evening

1 Kings 19:11-12 He said, ‘Go out and stand on the mountain before the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by.’ Now there was a great wind, so strong that it was splitting mountains and breaking rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; and after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a sound of sheer silence…

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