First we listen, and God speaks. Ralph Martin is the president of Renewal Ministries, an organization devoted to Catholic renewal and evangelization. Michael Scanlan, ‘Hear My Word’: Fr. Visit Diane’s blog, hespeaksinthesilence.com, where she writes about listening in real life. Exciting news!! – St. Sometimes silence is a sin. in the modern world, the heart is often full of “stuff” Ralph also was appointed as a theological expert for the Synod on the New Evangelization. Change ). By Joe Reciniello 12/21/2018 6:00:10 PM. Sometimes it comes as we share ourselves with others Our passion // our faith // our love // our compassion. And the fruit of service is peace. One member shared this poem at a recent meeting, in relation to a discussion. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. And, as you pray, remember prayer is dialogue, so as you sit and pray to allow God to speak! He is the author of the widely read The Fulfillment of All Desire: A Guidebook for the Journey to God Based on the Wisdom of the Saints, and many books on spirituality and evangelization, such as Will Many Be Saved? A group of Renewal Ministries’ employees have formed a study group to read Ralph Martin’s The Fulfillment of All Desire using this book. And that connection is prayer, is oneness with God. The study group has been very fruitful! And then we speak, and God listens. Email. It is a shame that many of today’s so-called Christians are silent when it’s time to speak out against sin and evil. We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God speaks in the silence of the heart, and we listen. That’s why we need to pray to have a clean heart. Or, from the silence of the written word Enlightening our minds // opening our eyes. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The fruit of … He holds a doctorate in theology from the Angelicum University in Rome. In the silence of our minds God speaks; As we listen // living in the Spirit We become the silent word made flesh;. ( Log Out / Listening is the beginning of prayer. Do not rush out of the prayer so fast but, sit and silence your thoughts and allow God to speak. I have recently published an article on my blog about why I love silence. Michael Scanlan’s Amazing Prophecy: An Urgent Message for Today, The Fulfillment of All Desire: A Guidebook for the Journey to God Based on the Wisdom of the Saints, Will Many Be Saved? Absolutely beautiful. Thank you very much! To serve and our hearts to love, and that’s the beginning of holiness. Silence. Bless you my friend. As Christians we are to preach the Word of God, discipline, and rebuke others. Sometimes we look for God in the loud and powerful, but perhaps, God wants to pull us away from all of that and speak to us in the silence.