Where does silence live? Is there such a place that is null of sound? Where we are able to think freely with no outer distractions? Would we know what to think about? What our unique thoughts are?
What would we think of if we weren’t entrapped in other people’s thoughts? What would we think of if we weren’t deciding who to judge? If we weren’t thinking of which side to take in a world that continues to try to tear us apart forcing us to choose who is right and who is wrong. Would we be able to see the unique? Have we re-wired our brains to only focus on those things that force us to choose sides? Has our behavior changed where we can’t see past those speaking the loudest, arguing their point, trying to get you to join their way of thinking?
What do I see?
I see variations of color that dance and change though-out the day. I see the magic the sun provides. I dream of what it is like as those birds gather and fly to settle in a nearby pond where they will spend their day.
I see a sun shining brightly as it makes its crest over the horizon to start a new day. I hear birds beginning to sing and readying the family to go for breakfast. I hear the crickets quiet as they go to sleep for the day. I see the change of color as the sun’s rays begin to change the leaves on trees from variations of grey to vibrant colors of greens, blues, yellows, reds, oranges, and even violets. Yes, if I really look I see the colors of the rainbow in all living things. I see variations of color that dance and change though-out the day. I see the magic the sun provides. I dream of what it is like as those birds gather and fly to settle in a nearby pond where they will spend their day. Within the pond, I think of the fish breaking their motionless suspension with a flick of their tail as they glide through the water to begin their day. I envision the beams of light illuminating the water allowing them to travel through a world that is different from ours yet is a part of the planet that we live on.
Why do our worlds need to be so different? Why can’t we capture the beauty that surrounds us and fill our lives with purpose? Why do we try so hard to have so much yet have so little in the way of happiness? Why do we search for artificial intelligence at the expense of natural intelligence? Why do we gather like moths to a light of this artificial intelligence and ignore the natural intelligence the sun shines on all of us? Why do we stare endlessly at screens and scroll through where others have been and what others are doing instead of doing what we were meant to do, explore our surroundings, look for what makes us unique?
I’m just curious….where is the silence in the world so I can stop and listen to what I’m supposed to be doing? Who I am? What my contribution to the world will be?
Do you know what your purpose is? Do yourself a favor, find the silence and explore your thoughts. You may be surprised what uniqueness is in the unexplored world of your mind.