Posts tagged silence
Oops. What I Meant To Say Was...


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I admit it : Even I am a bit confused after reading the last post.  

And I wrote the dang thing.


(And yes, I note the irony - it being a post on "how to say what needs to be said".  What can I say - I'm a humorous gal.)

Sometimes my mind gets to thinking and it just won't stop.  And sometimes, those thoughts wind up in words on my blog.  I don't have a professional editor on staff, so those wordy posts don't get nicely trimmed.  What sounds meaningful at 11 p.m. at night as I hit the "save" button doesn't necessarily sound as powerful the next day.


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How Do You Experience Stillness?

I have recently become re-enthralled with stillness.  Silence.  Just being, observing, experiencing.

Perhaps it is because those times feel lacking in my life that I crave them so much.  (And I become even more frustrated when I remember that all I need to do to just be just be.  Annoying little catch, isn't it?)

Reminders have been appearing in my life recently.  Things like John Cage's 4'33" (video here) or Sigur Ros and many of their videos (I particularly like this one.).


While taking out the recycling last night, I looked up.  A few bats flitted around but little else.  In the spirit of encouraging us all to be in this stillness (even when things aren't still), I let my video camera share the time with me.

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