Solitude

SOLITUDE

is

Being alone with my thoughts.

Listening for the voice of God.

Experiencing the calm of my soul.

Releasing all responsibilities…

all expectations.

If only for a moment

To be still

To be free

To be….

by Patty Beggs 2012
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24 thoughts on “Solitude

    1. I have found a special closeness to God in nature. I think it is because we are one with His creation – it opens our souls to hear His voice. I wish this was my deck, it is my sisters house a perfect place for a retreat. There is plenty of inspiration there for writing and taking pictures. ~ Patty

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    1. I feel honored that you re blogged this, I will be sure to tell my sister. The picture is of her deck and I took it while I was dog sitting for her in the spring. It was the perfect retreat and I was glad I got snowed in and had to stay an extra day! It was there that I felt the solitude I wrote about. It is as important as breathing is… Blessings~ Patty

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  1. That is so beautiful… And the perfect picture to go with it. You reminded me how important that quiet time is – even whwn we’re alone this modern world with all the gadgets and tv, radio something-or-the-other is drowning out that opportunity to be quiet and, as you say, listen for the voice of God.

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    1. Thank you, my sister lives in what we call God’s Country around here. It is simply beautiful and very inspiring. It was a perfect retreat and reminded me the importance of that quiet time with God that even Jesus took. Blessings ~ Patty

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  2. Thank you for finding me, and commenting so thoughtfully on my blog. This post of yours, solitude, was the first one recommended by WP when I came here. And I’m glad. I love it. Simple and pure. So full.

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