I want to start doing some posts on different quotes, photographs and paintings, posts to contemplate and inspire. I would love to hear your thoughts as well.
I saw this the other day and it stopped me dead in my tracks. I think it is one of the most powerful quotes I have come across. “Silence is the most powerful scream.” Yes! It is! And it’s the one scream that most people do not hear. When I became silent in my life, I was at my lowest point. It’s when people should have worried about me the most, yet no one noticed and no one reached out. I was screaming inside! Screaming to the heavens, screaming to the mountains, screaming to myself. But it was a silent scream, bound by pain and loss and hopelessness.
Luckily, I found my way out. And because of what I went through, I am now much more open to and aware of silence in others. I think I can sometimes tell the difference between everyday silence and screaming silence by the existence of or lack of pain in a person’s eyes.
“Silence is the most powerful scream.” Yes, it most certainly is…