There are times when I don't want to talk. I talk all day long for a living. As an English teacher, I find myself talking, talking, and talking. As an itinerant preacher, again I find myself, talking, talking, talking. So in light of this, I Have moments where I simply want to be quiet, and I do just that.
The older I've gotten, the more I long for peace and quiet. I thoroughly enjoy a day of solitude. Althoug I love being alone; I never feel lonely. I've learned how to enjoy quietly basking in God's presence. God recommends this in Psalm 46:10, "Be still and know that I am God."
God said it again, but a bit differently in Isaiah 30:15, "In returning and rest , ye shall be saved; in quietness and confidence shall be your strength." Having said that, tonight I choose to simply be quiet and rest. I just want to meditate on God's word and be quiet. And to all a Good night.