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being…in the silence

Silence and solitude are our friends. They form a healing space we occasionally need. Gandhi suggested we speak only when it improves the silence. That might fit with what Carried shared in this post.

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About ivonprefontaine

I completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Previously, I taught for 20 years and taught for 15 years in a wonderful hybrid school. My dissertation topic and research were how certain teachers experience becoming who teachers. In teaching and leanring, I am a boundary-crosser who understands moving ahead is a leap of faith. Teaching is a calling and vocation to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what calls me next. I am an educator, phenomenologist, scholar, boundary-crosser, published poet, author, parent, grandparent, and spouse.

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  1. Times of meditation are so important to quiet the mind and soul.

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  2. Living in the quiet for most of my life now, I appreciate these sentiments.

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  3. There’s nothing like walking to give you that silence. At some points you become aware that you have been thinking and that you cannot remember any of what you thought.

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