In the silence, what do you hear? Yes, this is a silly question. If it is silent, there is nothing to hear. How long can you go before a thought or image breaks the silence? Not long at all. Use the silence to punctuate that which arises and stands out. How often do the same thoughts arise? You will not notice unless you enjoy the silence. Without silence, you are like a computer, programmed to act on commands that repeat endlessly. Pay attention, why don’t you? The silence is your friend. It is not empty at all, but the font of all possibilities. By paying attention to the silence, you are not able to control the thoughts that arise, but you can control which one you act upon.
You are so very loved.