We spend our lives alternately concealing secrets and presenting the face we think others will find acceptable – from selective social media posts to our self-centred revelations in conversation.
In a world of spin, we’re spinning too and it is exhausting.
If only there would be One who would speak true revelation, life, liberation and peace.
There’s an ancient story about a prophet who, exhausted, shelters in a cave. Earth-shaking phenomena ensue and seem to turn the world upside down but he realises, it is all emptiness if God is not there…
“And after the fire came a gentle whisper. When Elijah heard it, he pulled his cloak over his face and went out and stood at the mouth of the cave.”*
Even God’s whispered voice has devastating power, authenticity and unrelenting purity and causes this man to step towards the source of everything – the One who is utterly fulfilling, liberating and inspiring.
Are we thirsting for this out-of-this-world voice? The voice that resonates with hearts that were created to relate with Him?
Instrumentally, this is a stripped back, acoustic guitar-shaped track. With an alternative tuning that leaves resonant, droning notes – perhaps it hints of a still, peace-bringing voice that cuts through personal propaganda to speak to our souls…
* 1 Kings 19:11-13
Hide the secrets of your heart.
Hide the longings.
Hide the fears.
Hide the broken dreams.
Hide joys – long past:
hide the secrets of your heart.
Show the smile that melts their soul.
show them strength.
Show envisioned face.
show the smile that melts their soul.
Stifle thirsts for int’macy.
Stifle sharp tears:
stifle thirsts for int’macy,
Hear the still, soft voice of calm.
Hear the power.
Hear the peace.
hear hope, hear life:
hear the still, soft voice of calm.