The Jewish New Year and nature provide us with a well-tested guide to how to grow something sustainable. The process is the opposite of what you’ve been trained to believe.
In a world enamored with hustle culture, where “busy” is a status symbol, stillness can feel like a quaint luxury, suited only for those who have time for retreats. Quite the contrary: stillness is an essential life skill.
What makes the silent night holy? It’s not what happens there, but what emerges from it — if we allow it.
Because I know you’re so busy, I’ve condensed this wisdom to 68 syllables. You have time to read it.
In a world that is increasingly noisy and busy, how can you stand out?
In a world that never shuts off, the silent night is gift, even if Christmas isn’t your holiday.
Some silence is more than merely an absence of sound; it is the presence of something else — something unseen and unheard but felt.