“In the quietness of the soul that expectantly stills to listen, God whispers.” (I Kings 19:11-12)
Consider shaping the tone of meetings by beginning with a meditation from this carefully curated collection of videos from youtube. Some are lengthy indeed – Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) delivering a lecture on icons, for example. Others are brief and wordless or accompanied by liturgical or classical music for reflection on the beauty of God’s creation. The link will take you to Stewardship Advocates’ Pinterest site.