The world keeps getting louder it seems. I feel like I am constantly bombarded with noise and even in the quiet it’s not really quiet. The streets are busier, the lines are longer, and our lives are crazier. Peace can be hard to find, quiet has become a foreign concept, and relaxing well forget about it.
Our hyper-stimulated modern day existence leaves us with very little time to depart from reality. Even at home, the kids are crying, the dog is barking, the TV is blaring. Our sanctuary is lost. Where is our safe haven from the storm that is modern day life? Some days I just have to shut my door, go sit in my closet and put my hands over my ears! Will the noise ever stop? Is peace even possible anymore?
In my quest for peace, I stumbled on a quote by Hermann Hesse…