In this beautifully grounding piece, a former monk shares insights from a year of silence and contemplation. "Deep within each of us is a great well of health, abundance, knowledge, guidance. When we enter the silence and stay in the silence, we come into direct contact with that sacred well. In that place dwells our True and Higher Self: It is that part of us that exists and operates in a place where there is no time-- no past, no future, only the present moment...One of the most powerful spiritual practices you can adopt is also one of the easiest to do." Read on to learn more about this monk's experiences and how he suggests that you can practice silence every day.
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