A Check Up
Getting on the scale with a nurse standing there waiting for the number may be humiliating. The possibility (or likelihood) of needing to get undressed can ramp up our anxiety. I sometimes wonder how accurately the blood pressure reading can be when we are in such an uncomfortable situation.
I suggest to you that most of the noise that keeps us from hearing God is either in our heads or from our devices.
The Good Parts
Is it possible that the good parts are really the difficult places in life that shape our stories and give depth and gravity to the peaceful moments?