Quiet in a LOUD World

If you’re like me, silence is uncomfortable. Sometimes it is almost unbearable. 

When I studied in college I needed noise, so the TV was always on. When I was in grad school, I needed noise, so I studied at the coffee shop. 

Now that I’m a pastor, I feel like I need the quiet. But I really struggle with knowing how to be quiet and embrace silence. 

These words from Eugene Peterson really struck me this morning, 


How do you experience quiet?