O Lord, you have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from far away. You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, O Lord, you know it completely. You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is so high that I cannot attain it.
Psalm 139 1-6
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An excerpt from the introduction to our April 2nd Quiet Day, from Henri Nouwen's book, Out of Solitude: Three Meditations on the Christian Life:
To live a Christian life means to live in the world without being of it. It is in solitude that this inner freedom can grow.
Jesus went to a lonely place to pray, that is, to grow in the awareness that all the power he had was given to him; that all the words he spoke came from his Father; and that all the works he did were not r