Essay On Quiet Life

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SHHH! Keep quiet! Silence is golden! This is a banner created to be hanged in the library. How about a quiet life? What does it mean? The dictionary explains quiet as free from disturbance; tranquil; peaceful and being at rest.

Are you at rest?

Do you love to sleep in order to rest?

How quiet is your life?

Do you pray often?

I have to confess that it is difficult to remember to pray at times. Moreover, I want to succeed at work. I want attain financial freedom. I want to save up money for holidays. I want to fulfil my life aspirations. So many expectations out of myself! How to achieve a quiet mind which leads to a much quieter life?

From the Holy Bible 1 Timothy 2:2:

“For kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful
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1 Thessalonians 4:11,12

I made a prayer request before the Lord that I would like to be ambitious not for my own life to find success but to lead a quiet life to be a blessing on the earth as I trust and obey His words. Many times I failed due to several sinful personal reasons but I shouldn’t give up to continue to lead a quiet life, mind my own business and work with my hands right? If I finally won the respect of outsiders and I would not be dependant on anybody, that will be my prayer request answered!

I come to a point of becoming poor when I had to rest due to health issues and had no choice but to request for church funding to sustain through financially. Still, it is possible to lead a quiet life by spending time alone with God by reading HIS words at home. Most of the time, I would be lying down to rest. As I do not wish to adopt a life of idleness, I decided to look for jobs that was manageable for me to work to earn my income.

In life, I am not seeking for fame, title or popularity but looking for God’s love and
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