Let there be an opening into the quiet…

Meditation, zen, peace, calm, relax, buddhism

Let there be
an opening
into the quiet
that lies beneath
the chaos,
where you find
the peace
you did not think
possible
and see what shimmers
within the storm.

Jan Richardson (excerpted from “Blessing in the Chaos”)


Jan Richardson is a writer, artist, United Methodist minister, workshop leader, conference speaker and director of a company called The Wellspring Studio, LLC, which serves as an umbrella for all the writer/artist/minister activities.  Jan and her husband live in central Florida.  Her site can be found at janrichardson.com.


Photograph was taken by Raymond Depardon via goodmemory.  Poem Source: Thank you Jan Richardson

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Comments

  1. Ahhhh, Love it. I’m there.

    BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

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  2. I really like this…..

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  3. Very good and at a very appropriate time.

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  4. Beautiful. Thoughts I’ll take with me to our meditation group this morning.

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  5. What inspiring words and image, David.

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  6. He looks so at peace..

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  7. Thank you for this message that I need this morning. The photograph is a perfect fit.

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  8. Lovely…

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  9. Takes awhile to still the inner clanking first, though – I’m figuring out a planned 10 minutes of silence a day doesn’t quite cut it!

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  10. I love this. I felt calm from the first glance. THANK you!

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