I wouldn't call the feeling I have towards the world as the feeling of it being sacred. However, I do find the world beautiful and filled with small and big wonders. When I appreciate all those different things, when I feel gratitude towards what's going on, life becomes pleasant and I start looking forward to what comes next. There's no need for a (specific) meaning here - I can just be.
Since early childhood, I wanted to impress others. I still do. It's pretty deeply ingrained in me. Not sure whether anything can ever change that, but I feel it would be really nice not to worry about how others see me. I feel like that would give me the freedom to simply be.
I feel like these words are among the most beautiful things ever said. So simple, yet so profound. If asked, I wouldn't be able to explain what I think the author means by silence - but I can totally feel it.
For me, silence is the backdrop for everything that happens, everything thatis. It can be understood both in a cosmic sense and as an essence of one's mind. Some would even say that the universe and consciousness are the same thing, and silence (or emptiness) permeatesthem.
Personally, I find that silence can be accessed through mindfulness. The moment I am aware of being is the moment silence "sees" through me. Does that make sense?
I feel like there is a lot to process in this passage. I'm so glad I came across this website earlier today and I cannot wait to read more of it. I'm simply grateful.
On Jan 25, 2020 kaamos wrote on Meaning And The Song Of The Soul, by Llewellyn Vaughn-Lee: