Category Archives: Silence

Counting with Chocolate

A “timeless” month was more than I could feel safe in. But I had bounded myself away from calendars, as well as conversation. As fate would have it, I had serendipitously stashed away four dark chocolate bars in my suitcase. … Continue reading

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Rhythm

I made two daily time commitments for this month of silence. The first was to make the short outdoor hike to the meditation hall for a sunrise fire. The second commitment was to repeat this process at sunset. Morning and … Continue reading

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The Power of the Slowing

I am back from a month of silence and find myself wanting to write something that is profound and inspirational……but I have nothing to say. When people ask me how my time was, all I can muster up is “wonderful” … Continue reading

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A Month of Silence

For the month of January I will be in silence at a retreat center in Ohio. I’ve been planning this retreat for a year now and watching the hunger and longing of my soul grow within me. I have also … Continue reading

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