In reality, that aching inner yearning is the heart cry of the human soul that is searching for God. It awakens in a child like a tender flower, but sadly, through time, it is quelled, suppressed within and often silenced throughout the growing up years.
God is timeless, yet He pauses, draws near to our hearts, and listens to what we are truly saying when no one else is really listening.
With the tragic falling away from God that took place with Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, man turned away from God and lost his pure and unhindered communion with his Creator. Mankind has since been left with a spiritual vacuum and a profound painful emptiness.
David described this yearning as a deep thirst:
Loneliness is the unquenchable thirst that nothing on earth can satisfy. In spite of all of the sentimental poetry, romantic novels, tender musical ballads, or passionate love stories depicted in movies, there is no earthly relational experience that can truly satisfy the innermost loneliness of the human heart.
"By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him. In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins." I John 4:8-10
God Opened the Door to His Heart
God has sought us through His Love, and bought us through His Grace, for we had a debt that we could not pay so He paid a debt that He did not owe.
"But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us." Romans 5:8
God Invites us to be Near His Heart
When God brings us home to Himself, and He then lets us sit by the fire, and then He fills us with His comforting and all encompassing love.
"That He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may be able to comprehend with all the believer's what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God." Ephesians 3:16-19
Please take a moment to listen to this inspirational rendition of, "There is A Quiet Place" Just close your eyes and go there...