Never miss a good chance to shut up!
That’s what Will Rogers had to say. He was a humorist, actor and cowboy, popular in the 1920s and 30s. Maybe before “your time.” I like this quote so much, I used it in one of my earlier blog posts. Now some of those quotes seem to fit right into these weekly lessons.
Think about this: If we are not actually talking or listening to some form of chatter, our minds are all too happy to fill in the space. Tearing from subject to subject. Interjecting thoughts, judgments, and instant analysis of any old thing. Playing the same tired tapes over and over. Don’t we grow weary with all the activity? What a relief to “shut up” and take a break.
How are you doing with giving some time to silence? Does it seem strange to you? Does your mind object? Who is the…
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