You might have heard ‘your voice wishes to be heard’ or ‘speak your truth with love’. These statements are needed and timely. Voice is emerging and calling out what isn’t working in our systems and relationships, while also in urging us to a new future.
Sometimes what gets lost in this, however, is the need for silence.
Silence is in the time needed to explore finding our voice. The time needed to practice our voice, to listen to the sound of our own voice, to reflect on the words we choose to use.
Silence is in the time we need to understand our truth. The time to sort through what is it that we believe among all the stories we’ve been told and messages that we’ve internalized.
Silence is in the time we need to find the place of love and compassion in our heart. Love and compassion for the other. Love and compassion for the situation. And most importantly, love and compassion for ourself.
Silence is a powerful tool. It is integral for our growth.
Silence builds the foundation for our voice and our truth.
Where is silence calling you?