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Oh God Come to my assistance O Lord make haste to help me - 09/06/2013
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The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.    Einstein Our priest did a very brave thing in our church service last Sunday. He called for 5 minutes silence at the beginning of the sermon! What a powerful experience it was: just over one hundred people all united together in silent thought and prayer. The church was so quiet, save only for the occasional and delightful accompaniment of a young toddler gently burbling, experimenting with his own sounds and his own first words! The spiritual connection between us all was palpable. And I’m sure God was listening. Fresh from Greenbelt , and inspired by Fr Christopher Jamison, former abbot of the English Benedictine  Worth Abbey , our priest told us of the prayer used by the Benedictines , and others, based on Psalm 69: “ Oh God, come to my assistance. O Lord, make haste to help me ”. He asked us to prepare for 5 minutes quiet time every morning starting with this prayer, as a life giving rule, not as a puritanical chore. Even attach it to a pleasure, to a nice cup of tea! Then, he said, listen and let God answer. In the general ‘busyness’ of many church services there is simply no opportunity for such contemplative spiritual experience. And there is a very real need for more communal silent reflection, p...

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