We keep ourselves busy with school and work and play — all to avoid being alone in a quiet room. We fill our lives with distractions to avoid knowing ourselves, to avoid seeing and thinking about what we are, where we come from, where we are going.
The Power of Silence will make you uncomfortable with your prayer habits, or lack thereof, and may well convince those who are unsure of the need for contemplation and silence.
First Reformed is a testimony that sometimes movies ask something of us.
It is Good Friday, when the silence of God is stronger than the noise of men.
What is it that Peter, John, and James perceive when they follow Jesus up the mountain and enter into the silence of Tabor? Not “words” as they are wont to hear them, but speech, singular and purified.
How can we speak up in the current political climate, when our language no longer makes sense to most of the people who hear it? I don’t think we can. Not really.
How is one supposed to understand Fr. Rodrigues in Martin Scorsese's film?
How do we encourage people to put themselves into the place of Job, so they see that God is really the one to whom they may need to complain and from whom they need to hear?