Saturday, October 30, 2010

Silence And Time

Mittineague Park. October 29, 2010. Photo by Bruce Barone.
See Under: Field Work

"A quick glance at (the photograph) and we might walk away, thinking it drab and over-regulated. A slower glance, and (the photograph) reveals an infinitude of subtle hues and shifting verticals. Its beauty, like so much we see, reveals itself only in time. Silence is making--friends--with--time. It does not fight it or waste it; it refuses to run after it. Silence floats free with time, letting the pattern of the moments unfold at its own pace. It is a way of becoming free, not only for the practical advantage of being able to see the beauty in what is gray, for example, but at a far deeper level. In silence we break the hold time has on us, and accept in practice that our true home is in eternity."
~Sister Wendy Beckett

Do you find Time to bathe in the Beauty of Silence? How? I would love to hear from you!

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2 comments:

  1. Oh if only to have a little more silence in the day...this is why my favorite time is the silence just before dawn. The birds signal the first light and break the lovely silence.

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  2. Beautifully put. And so apt for the picture. Have a great weekend.

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