We need silence, more than anything.  If people can create some time every day — even just an hour — when they eliminate all the distracting noise of American life, their spirit will naturally begin to grow.  Daily life in the United States is so filled with appetites and tensions stimulated by the mass media that turning the media off almost automatically results in deeper and clearer thinking.  And that interior quiet can very easily lead us to God. – Archbishop Chaput

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