Salaam and Greetings of Peace:
Silence is the sea, and speech is like the river.
The sea is seeking you: don’t seek the river.
– Mathnawi of Rumi
We must bring the memory into silence, that the Spirit alone may be heard, saying with the prophet: ‘Speak, Lord, your servant is listening.’ – St. John of the Cross
“Silence, for breath is a Godsend.” – Nimatullahi Sufi saying