“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” (Ansel Adams).
Many of us struggle these days with social distancing as a result of the current Corona crisis. Yet are you noticing more opportunities to find quiet in your life as a result of this extended period of physical separation from other humans? So why does such silence really matter? As for me , I find that by going outside more alone amid nature’s silence these days, I enjoy this new opportunity to listen more than talk.
But let’s face it. Sooner or later, you will break out from this prolonged idleness and return to a more normal routine. Whenever this occurs, we must consider how such awareness of nature’s silence can improve our minds and the quality of our daily lives. Perhaps some quiet lessons from the “great outdoors” in my travel poem that follows can reveal to you some practical answers. Just click on the YouTube cursor below to begin the podcast.