CESSATION OF THINKING/TALKING
ALLOWS PERFECT POSSESSION
Indeed it is in every man.
But he has to learn, first, to let it in and, second, how to do so.
The first beginning of this is to remember.
The second is to recognize the inward pull.
For the rest, the stillness itself will guide and lead him to itself.
If your Heart is already pregnant.
How will you know?
The baby will kick!
if it's genuinely inside you,
brings what you need.
There's nothing to believe.
Only when I stopped believing in myself did I come into this beauty.
Sit quietly, and listen for a voice that will say,
'Be more silent.'
Die and be quiet.
Quietness is the surest sign that you've died.
Your old life was a frantic running from silence.
Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking.
Live in silence."
that has come out from the Depth.
And Silence kept quiet
about what she was unable to describe:
~Clement of Alexandria
Silence has been in the space
you are at this very moment
for longer than anything else has.
It will remain after you leave and exist long after
all other things have faded.
Pagan reflections Yule: The Silence of Winter
the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts,
a balm to our every chagrin,
as welcome after satiety as after disappointment;
that background which the painter may not daub, be he master or bungler,
and which, however awkward a figure we may have made in the foreground, remains ever our inviolable asylum,
where no indignity can assail, no personality can disturb us.