The Sound of Silence
(Jim Keat & Matteo Niscosi)

“Find God in this moment, in this breath.”

What can you do to create a little more stillness in your life today?

And the people bowed and prayed
To the neon god they made
And the sign flashed out its warning
In the words that it was forming
And the sign said, “The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls
And tenement halls”
And whispered in the sounds of silence

The reflection in this episode was written, recorded, and produced by Rev. Jim Keat. The cover of The Sound of Silence was performed and recorded by Matteo Niscosi. Background tracks include Button Mushrooms by Podington Bear and Secret Place by Alex Fitch..

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