3 Minute Retreat - Art of Silence
The art of silence.
What does silence mean to you?
For some the very thought of silence is terrifying. To sit alone with one's self, one's thoughts is beyond imaginable. For others silence is the greatest gift you can offer, taking a break from the loudness of life all around us. Silence can be your evil or it can be your gift.
How will you choose to look at it today?
Many years ago, when my life was about preparing to become a monastic nun, silence was my commitment to listen. I was preparing to spend the rest of my life in this solitude of presence, and there was nothing I wanted more. I still think fondly of this time and await for its return one day. For me, it was the greatest gift I could have ever imagined. There is so much more than we realize in the silence that approaches us each day. There are gifts of thought, stories waiting to be heard within and an awareness to ourselves often forgotten.
Silence can share with you things that no one or nothing else can.
Do you think you can sit in this place for a moment?
Can you dare wonder beyond yourself to consider something different speaking to you?
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Andrea creates, builds, and offers her teachings and hands on life tools based on her journey healing her body image after a 14yr battle and life of trauma. Her vision always is to help others live a full life with the journey they are given.