The Quiet Words
Sometimes the most meaningful words are the ones that are left unsaid. It’s the power of the feelings we want to share but can’t. It’s the beauty of the subtext beneath all of the talking. The things we don’t say are what form the depth of our conversations.
When you live in a world that revolves around the spoken and written word, it is hard to listen to the silence. So much of the meaning behind what we are saying to each other is lost. We are left with the cold and censored surface we present openly to the world.
It takes intuition and a special kind of trust to read between the lines. What do we really know about the person we are talking to? What do they really know about us? The relationship between speakers and listeners is the basis for true and authentic writing and speaking.
The quiet words and their subtlety carry the power in what we are trying to say.