Thursday, March 21, 2013

A Silent Shout


'God does not hear us as man hears. 
Unless you shout with your 
lungs and chest and lips,
a mere man does not hear.  
Whereas to God, 
your very thoughts shout.' 

St. Augustine


Painting: Albert Ritzberger, Junge Frau am Sofa, 1898 

8 comments:

  1. Really like this! My thoughts were shouting and crying today. Comforting to know God heard even as I was struggling with what to pray.

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  2. I think I must be wearing out His ears :)

    But really...Beautiful, beautiful words. Words to hang your hat one when you think no one is listening. Thank you.

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  3. So comforting. And as always a lovely, meaningful picture.

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  4. Thank you so much, Colleen and Paula and Monica! It has been helping me a lot lately just to remember that Our Lord can "hear" my THOUGHTS.

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  5. Amen!!! Love this beautiful truth and grace of God....The light in this painting is incredible and exquisite! Thank you for another wonderful post Nancy....

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