Yesterday Clint and I were discussing silence. A little later in the day I was reading an essay in a local publication on the topic of silence. This essay was written by Stephanie Hunt about silence and her time spent in silence at the Mepkin Abbey. I liked a quote from her essay:
I am astonished at how amplified silence can be.
Later this morning, a Facebook friend, Deborah, had shared how touched she was by hearing Paul Simon playing and singing, The Sound of Silence, at a Ground Zero memorial for 9/11. I had not heard the tribute and after I heard it, I decided to share it on here: