“Silence does not seem to be a loss or lack of language; it does not even seem to be the opposite of language. I have found it to be a whole world in and of itself, alongside language and culture, but independent of it. It comes from a different place altogether.” Sarah Maitland
A long article, excerpt from a book, that offers an account of one person’s life inquiry into finding silence and its pros and cons, worth taking time with it and reflecting how much silence you need/want/have in your day.
This Daily Stillness has been recycled from previously published ones:
• #tds381 Reflections on silence (Jul 15, 2016)