Loving Stillness

We have more and more ways to communicate, as Thoreau noted, but less and less to say. Partly because we’re so busy communicating. And — as he might also have said — we’re rushing to meet so many deadlines that we hardly register that what we need most are lifelines..

Pico Iyer – The Joy of Quiet.

This is just one of the great things I’ve read over the last month that I felt merited sharing. And now I have. Go read the article in full.

Then get away.

Far, far away from the screen that brought it to you.

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