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The Value of Stillness

Be no more than God hath made thee. Give over thine own willing; give over thine own running; give over thine own desiring to know or to be any thing, and sink down to the seed which God sows in the heart, and let that grow in thee, and be in thee, and act in thee, and thou shalt find by sweet experience that the Lord knows that, and loves that, and will lead it to the inheritance of life, which is his portion. —Isaac Penington, 1661 To sink down to the seed we need not only🔒

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Posted in: April 2001, Features

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