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Silence is an empty space. Space is the home of the awakened mind. ~ Buddha

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Many years ago, when I was a new commercial pilot, part of our flight training had been, odd as it sounds, practicing silence. Well, silence was not the purpose of the practice, just a side benefit.

My flight school was in the Rocky Mountains northwest of Denver, Colorado. Our training included, as you’d expect, learning to handle emergencies, one of which was losing engine power. In which case, your plane turned into a glider.Read more

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posticon The Incredible Value and Power of Silence

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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. Our life is a long and arduous quest after truth. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

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Lately I’ve become super-sensitive to all the noise in our world—the lack of silence, even the fear of silence. So many folks struggle with silence—they don’t know how to “do” it. Of course, I realize it’s a challenge when you have a family, a job and all the other daily experiences that do not encourage silence.Read more

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Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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A close friend came to us a while back, wondering why he was on earth, and what difference he was making, if any.

I certainly have often pondered those questions. We all know the difference the great spiritual leaders of our time are making. And we compare ourselves to them. Of course, we come up lacking when we do that.Read more

posticon The Secret to Finding Solace in the Silence and Stillness by John Cali and Spirit

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Whenever there is some silence around you—listen to it. That means just notice it. Pay attention to it. Listening to silence awakens the dimension of stillness within yourself, because it is only through stillness that you can be aware of silence. ~ Eckhart Tolle

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Last week started out well. But by the end of the week, I was floundering around, confused and distressed by a challenge I’d never faced before.

One morning, upon awakening, I noticed I could not hear out of my left ear.Read more

posticon How To Find Peace In the Silence by John Cali and Spirit

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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.

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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.Read more