The Importance of Silence
The Importance of Silence - Helping you to live a better life
One cannot underestimate the importance of silence in daily lives. Silence can have a profound impact in the way we think, our daily actions, our relationships. Very often, we are surrounded with noise all day long and we keep moving from one task to the other without taking a break to think, to reflect, to introspect. But for all these things, you require silence.
Through this lens I have just tried to give you a glimpse of what Silence can do to help you understand yourself and lead to ultimately better choices for a better life. I want to give you the message through the images below.
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Silence gives your mind a Room for Introspection - The Importance of Silence
Silence helps you to build Awareness about your Innermost Thoughts - The Importance of Silence
Silence brings Clarity to thought - The Importance of Silence
The Clarity of Silence gives you the pristine gift of Wise Choice - The Importance of Silence
Wise Choices will ultimately lead to a Beautiful Life - The Importance of Silence
Listening below the noise
From Publishers Weekly
Against the cacophony that pervades our lives, novelist LeClaire (The Lavender Hour) offers a persuasive antidote: silence. Sixteen years ago, LeClaire decided to devote a 24-hour period to not speaking, and it became a twice-a-month practice. LeClaire draws deeply on this experience in calling for a wholesale rethinking of noise and a greater appreciation for quietude and nature. Especially revealing are scenes in which the author or her friends, husband and other family struggle with her practice. It is within this conflict that LeClaire finds the lessons that she wishes to pass on to her readers. With Ann Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea as a model, LeClaire, too, focuses especially on women, encouraging them to carve out a silent space in a demanding world. Both book and the practice seem at once self-indulgent and eminently sensible. LeClaire's prose is colloquial, friendly and familiar, and the book is as much memoir as it is inspiration. Nineteen photos by LeClaire's son illustrate each chapter opening. (Mar.)
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The Spirit of Silence
The importance of emptying the mind has been recognized for millennia across a variety of cultures. Meditation is a way of life for millions; at the end of a Hindu's life, he renounces all and becomes a wandering ascetic, seeking union with God; and the Japanese tea ceremony provides an interlude of spiritual relaxation within lives rooted in activity. Others find their creative inspiration in everyday activities such as gardening, walking, watching the sea, or listening to music.
The Spirit of Silence is for those who wish to look beyond the speed and superficiality of our modern lifestyle to find depth and spiritual space. It is devoted to clearing the clutter from our minds, and to feeding the creative heart and soul.