Why Are We Afraid of Silence?

Imagine being in a room full of strangers and not being able to speak. Meals have to be eaten in silence. You’re not allowed to talk to your roommate. You can’t even say, “Pass the butter,” or “What’s your name and why are you here?”

This is exactly what my friend signed up for when she decided to attend a Silent Retreat; two full days of not speaking to anyone.

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Writer, editor, publisher, journalist, author, columnist, believer in enjoying my journey and helping other people enjoy theirs. bknicholson@att.net

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Bebe Nicholson

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Writer, editor, publisher, journalist, author, columnist, believer in enjoying my journey and helping other people enjoy theirs. bknicholson@att.net

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