What was it with quicksand in tv and movies when I was a kid? I have so many memories of characters in various shows from Gilligan’s Island to Fantasy Island getting caught and meeting their untimely demise in that sinister goop. Or what about those westerns my uncle used to watch every Thanksgiving when we were at his house? At some point someone was going to get trapped in an unforgiving patch of quicksand leaving nothing behind but a lonely cowboy hat as proof that he had
Quieting our minds is harder than quieting our bodies. So, many times, we avoid the quiet because the quiet has a tendency to reveal those noisy thoughts inside us. I encourage you, though, to find some quiet and just acknowledge the noise in you. Recognize it. Place it before God. And then continue in your quiet, listening for Him. I promise you, He wants to meet with you. Will you be patient enough to wait for a still, small voice? I wrote this after some time in the quiet.