I was humming this song one day and could not remember the words. This song has nothing to do with the Biblical Christmas story, but a great sentiment. I am usually trying to live Isaiah 46:10 “Be still, and know that I am God.” We are called again and again to be still in His presence. So prone to run ahead and not wait for instructions from on high.

Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for Him;

Psalm 37:7a

So in this busy season, hear this Austrian lullaby and Christmas carol from 1865 and try to rest in the peace that only the Prince of Peace can give.

I often have difficulty getting to a place of stillness. Maybe listen to the song more than once? Though it takes practice, coming to a still point is SO VERY WORTH IT!

2 thoughts on “Stillness

  1. I have refrained from listening to Christmas music so far this season, so I was a little hesitant to listen to this one. I am glad, though, that I chose to listen to this one. It is beautiful and peaceful, unlike so many of the Christmas songs that are overplayed on the radio. Thanks, Molly, for sharing it.


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