We often search for information in words, actions, movement, and whatever activity is taking place.
When we do this, we miss the richness and abundance of information that is in the silence.
There is a great deal to learn from silence. From how people show up in silence, from how things feel in the silence.
That gap, that little moment between words and responses, between action and reaction, can teach us so much.
Is there any nervousness in the air? Is there a tension, a pressure, or something pushing back in the silence?
Is there an ease, a flow, an openness, a spaciousness in the silence?
When we rush to fill in that space, we miss what that space is telling us.
How can we learn to pay attention to the silence? Wait. Practicing waiting to response or react. Take a breath, and feel into the moment. What are you feeling? What are you seeing? What is arising within us in that moment.
Silence is golden because there is such great value in it…