The Value of Silence
Most of us don’t like silence, because it forces us to confront ourselves. And sometimes what we find staring back is emptiness.
We’re also afraid of silence, because we equate silence with insignificance. We want to be heard and seen. We want to make ourselves relevant. We want to be somebody in the eyes of others.
The desire to make ourselves feel relevant can be very strong. But in our quest to be…