In my last post I felt a need to purge, offer, and share, but now I come to silence.

May we also meet there.

Frank Ostaseski describes it well in The Five Invitations:

“Deep silence is not merely a pause between sounds. It is an inner quietness felt in the heart, still as new-fallen snow on a mountain pass.  This silence strips us of both belief and disbelief. It takes us beyond the known, beyond language, and into the sacred.

Silence is a natural response to the presence of the sacred no matter where it appears. Through silence, we become aware of the majesty in the ordinary; the beauty, the unity, and the depth of the sacred that is always around and within us.”

Blessings on us all as we transition from one year to the next.

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