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Season 7 Starts on Saturday! Vow of Silence

I am always excited when a new season starting. I am proud that I have keep going for so long. I cant believe it has been more than 600 days. I started when I saw Lilou's videos on youtube. I hung around before I signed up and I am still here. With many falls I keep going. I love how everyone is so supportive. They take the time out to read blogs, comment, and send positive loving energy. This is where I go when I need that a moment or someone else experiance to keep me moving forward.

Tomorrow is my new season. I do not have any plans to be online for the day. My intention will start with just one thing vow of silence. I hope to go within myself and gain some understand of where to take this season and my life. I am doing it for every part of me. The parts I know and the parts I do not know. One day is short, but I am excited about this one day. It has been along time I have been quite in my voice, my fingers (typing, chating, texting), and many others. If anyone wants to join me and keep it going please do. I would love to do this no less than 3x this season.

http://www.glamour.com/sex-love-life/blogs/smitten/2009/05/are-you-...

"Are you quiet or talkative? (My friend loves chatting so much, she even has running conversations with her cat.) Well, one woman decided to stop talking for a whole day and was shocked at what happened next...

One Monday in 1992, writer Anne D. LeClaire decided she wouldn't make a peep all day long. Not to her neighbors. Not to her son. She wouldn't even say "I love you" to her husband. Instead, she would take a break from her hectic lifestyle with a vow of silence.

That morning, she felt nervous. But she soon learned to savor the quiet around her. "Ordinary acts--measuring oats and water, chopping walnuts, scooping out a handful of raisins, stirring oatmeal--were transformed into meditations simply by the attention stillness brought to the tasks," she wrote. "Later, scrubbing out the gummy saucepan, I found unexpected pleasure in this simple job."

Invigorated by the day, Anne made an even bolder decision: Every first and third Monday, she wouldn't say a word. Instead, she would be silent and learn from the world around her. She has written all about her experience--and how it has changed her life over the past seventeen years--in a new book,
Isn't that fascinating? What do you think, dear readers? Are you chatty or naturally quiet? Could you be silent for a whole day? "

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