Articles Tagged ‘Silence’


The quiet scares me ‘cause it screams the truth. - P!nk, "Sober" It was late at night, and the rest of my family was asleep. For some reason, I found myself kneeling in the middle of my living room before two dimly lit statues of Jesus and Mary. I don’t remember why I was there or what I was praying. Something within me wanted to kneel there all night; but my head was heavy and my knees were numb (“the spirit ... (Continue reading)

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Moments of Silence Amidst Feral Dogs


Last autumn I was in Greece. I spent three months living on the Peloponnese, retreating from the world as I knew it, wandering through olive groves inhabited by feral dogs and bearded, disturbingly terrifying goats. I am not exaggerating when I say that it was one of the best decisions of my life and one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had. I had intended to make my little cottage a home base for all sorts of Grecian travels. ... (Continue reading)

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