"In quietness and trust is your strength." (Isaiah 30:15)
Be still… deliberately pause and discover that God
is God. Stop reaching back into your own treasure of security. Stop trying to
pull the strings yourself. Stop manipulating people and situations. Stop making
excuses for your irresponsibilities. Stop ignoring reality. Stop rationalizing your
way through life. Stop all that!
you ask. Initially: Be quiet. The immortal, invisible, all-wise God, hid from your
human eyes, is at work. Be very still and, for a change, listen.
Charles Swindoll in Bedside Blessings