I Believe in Silence

Daniel - Canfield, Ohio
Entered on February 15, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
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I Believe in Silence

I believe in silence

I believe that silence is bliss

I believe that Silence is time to reflect

People live high stress lives that are constantly pestered with problems

Silence is my solution used to calm down the tidal wave thrown at me every day.

I believe that silence is used to escape the world

Silence is my way to escape from the chaos that is everyday life even if just for a moment

I believe that silence is a tool

Silence is a tool that I use to fix my poor focus

My focus is easily broken by the smallest thing

Such as dropping a pencil, someone talking out of tern, the cracking of gum, or music blaring whether it be good or bad can break one’s focus

Whether focus is sturdy as a rock

Or focus is as delicate as a glass figurine

Anyone’s focus can be fixed by silence by presenting an opportunity to focus only on the task at hand

I believe that silence is a healer

Silence between people can be the perfect cure to any personal aliment

I use silence to help myself calm down

Every mountain of stress can be climbed using silence to help you get to the top

Without silence people would constantly be angry at each other with no chance to calm themselves

I believe that silence is time to think

I use silence to think about what has happened, what is happening, or what has yet to happen

Silence can also be a time to think about nothing at all

Thinking about nothing at all in silence is beautiful peaceful nothingness

I think that I have a little too much experience in that department

I believe that silence can also be bothersome

It is not impossible to find one self trapped in silence

Being trapped in silence can claw at the soul like nails on a chalkboard

However no chalkboard is as bothersome as being trapped in a world with only silence

I know better than most would care to that the prison of silence can be a burden like no other

Silence can be awkward

It can be found at a moment where silence is not wanted

Noise may be needed to remove the silence but none have the courage to fight it

All it would take is one courageous person to remove the silence, but none are able to

I often times find that I am one of those many that do not have the courage to fix an awkward silence

I believe that without silence there no sleep

Nothing troubles me more than resting my head full of questions, stress, and unaccomplished goals

Without silence there would be no way to remove these thoughts from my head

The storm that is my mind would never break until subdued by a greater force

Being subdued by silence is being taken over by peace

Being taken over by peace solves my problem with sleep

I believe that silence is not easy to find

Silence is often lost amongst conflict in an ordinary world

I believe that silence is something that must be sought out

It can not merely be clumsily stumbled upon

Whether you feel that silence is good, bad, awkward, peaceful, useful, or useless

I believe that silence is bliss