"Silence is a source of great strength." — Lao Tzu
Silence is a continuing theme in my life right now and Lao Tzu’s quote has inspired me again.
Dictionary.com defines silence as the absence of sound; stillness.
I define silence as the great undercurrent that holds everything together.
When sound is absent, there is still something there. If you pay attention and try to hear silence, you can feel it. It is an energy that has a deep and eternal source. It holds us as if in cupped hands even when we’re busy noisemakers, even when we forget that it is there.
It is the silence that carries me when I walk and helps me to keep going when the going gets tough.Read More