Synthesizing in Stillness

“Sit, be still, and listen.” Rumi Stillness is the absence of motion, inactivity, or inaction. For some, it is nearly an insurmountable state of being. To be still with our whole body takes effort – settling our physical self, suspending our thoughts, and slowing our breath. When we practice stillness in nature, it nourishes ourContinue reading “Synthesizing in Stillness”

The Soothsayer of Silence

“Listen to the silence. It has so much to say.” Rumi This essay is an updated copy of an essay that I posted here a few years ago. Within the sacred sphere of the fairy ring, silence, stillness, and solitude are the outward ways of being that connect our whole bodies, our breath and ourContinue reading “The Soothsayer of Silence”