It does not matter which spiritual tradition(s) we are following, stillness is the spiritual state and condition for spiritual discernment – listening to the voice of God, seeing the true nature of all things, seeing our true self, and …
In her book, “how to lead when you don’t know where you’re going: leading in a liminal season”, Susan Beaumont points out that:
“Inner stillness is associated with an environment of silence and solitude. In silence, we create a quiet place to give our full attention to God. In solitude, we withdraw from the busyness of our lives and the company of others. We pull back and create space to give God access to our souls. Jesus repeatedly used silence and solitude to deepen his capacity for stillness. Silence and solitude make way for stillness…”
Our soul is yearning for us to prepare an environment of silence and solitude in our daily life so that we can connect with God, the true reality, and our true Self.