"The land IS speaking." "I think what I enjoy most about listening is that I disappear. I disappear." Gratitude.
When I truly listen I disappear. The edges of my physical body dissolve harmoniously. I feel at home.
Appreciation. Silence is the presence of nature and absence of I....In the early hours of the morning, silence surrounds and nourishes.
When we managed to go camping or drive to "wilderness" for a few hours is the "poetic sounds of nature" (Gordon Hempton) that I am seeking to surrender. I immediately feel a state of joy, my thoughts dissipate, the Awe experienced through natural sounds deserve reverence.
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- Learn more about Sanctuaries of Silence at the Global Oneness Project.
- Explore the work of Gordon Hempton at The Sound Tracker web site.
- Find a quiet place in nature and really listen to the natural world around you.
The quality of his voice, reverence. He illustrated silence in a cosmic dimention.