13711The Comfort of Silence
- Mar 13, 2005The focus of virtually all
meditation techniques begins
with the breath and moves to
methods of quieting the inner
This silence, known by many
beautiful terms, like "the
diamond piont or noble silence"
seems to allow us to come
closer and listen more closely
to our inner or heart wisdom.
OK, basic stuff. Not offered
for instruction, but rather
as a preface to a few comments
and personal experiences with
Don James and I spend the better
part of a year (maybe 2) exchanging
lengthy emails and sometimes phone
In December of last year, we met
for about an hour. Then, after a
couple of short exchanges, the
emails stopped. The phones calls
stopped. Yet, the silence
is beautiful and comfortable.
It feels as though we are more
closely attuned by the silence.
Reminds me of friends who are not
seen for years, but at the first
instant of meeting, the connection
seems whole and complete, as if
no time elapsed at all.
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