In the attitude of silence the soul finds the path in a clearer light, and what is elusive and deceptive resolves itself into crystal clearness, ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Silent Evening by Ann Boberg
   Silent Evening by Ann Boberg

Many folks today, in this age of endless digital distractions, have forgotten how to be silent and at peace.


Have you ever listened to the silence? What have you heard? We’d like you to take a moment, right now before you read any further, and listen to the silence. Can you hear the sounds of silence?

You may have difficulty simply listening, not allowing your mind to chatter endlessly on, as it often does. But spend even just a few moments simply being — be-ing — not doing, thinking, looking, touching — but simply being silent. You will discover an entirely new layer of yourself, an new dimension of being.

In that new dimension you will feel a deep sense of peace, of oneness, of connectedness with yourself, with all that is.

Your world does not value silence, nor does it practice it much. That reluctance to value and practice the silence has taken its toll on your lives and on your planet.

If you will be silent with yourself many wonders will unfold. Listen to your heart beating. Listen to your breathing. Listen to your feelings. Just listen — do not judge, criticize, or analyze.

Simply listen. You will discover much richness in the silence. You will rediscover your soul self. Just be with that soul self in the silence — tenderly, compassionately, lovingly.

Practice this each day, if only for a few moments. You will open up a new world of wonder, joy, and peace — just by being with yourself in the silence. You will empower yourself to really listen to and fully love your sisters and brothers, your fellow creatures, your planet, all that is.

You will regain that quiet sense of inner peace you knew once.

Copyright © 2014 by John Cali

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Here’s Eckhart Tolle telling us how to listen for the silence.



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