Sitting quietly

Instead of finding things to keep ourselves busy with, perhaps we should take the time to simply be with ourselves. You’ll find it’s surprisingly difficult. As Blaise Pascal said, ‘All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.’ Think about what this means for us as individuals, but also as a species. Perhaps, if we could find more time to be with ourselves, we’d be more accepting of others — and ourselves.

One thought on “Sitting quietly

  1. It’s astounding how ‘good’ we have become at avoiding things – even silence – yet searching for closure in diversions that leave us even more restless

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