Are you ankle-deep in laundry and elbow-deep in dishes? Have your dust bunnies multiplied and taken on a life of their own? Have your romantic feelings gotten lost in daily exhaustion? Do you find it difficult to sit through an entire meal? Welcome to motherhood---one of life's craziest adventures On this adventure we are continually faced with choices. So many things clamor for our attention it is often difficult to choose which one thing is most important. Throughout our crazy lives, the Lord quietly bids us to come to Him; but because He doesn't clamor for our attention He is too often the easiest One to neglect. In Search of Silence is a 31-day devotional designed to keep your quiet time with the Lord simple yet meaningful. DenaRae Carlock is a stay-at-home mom who has been married for more than 20 years. She and her husband Doug live in rural Washington State with their boys. She holds a B.A. in Behavioral Science.