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Archive for March 28th, 2010

Shhh! It’s a library

Posted by lpearle on 28 March 2010

Oops – we’re not supposed to say that any more, are we?  It’s all about the “sounds of learning”.

I’ve been thinking about this over the past two Sundays.  Last week, in Montreal, I went to the Greene Centre to attend Meeting for Worship.  The greeter welcomed me and asked if it were my first Meeting; I said that I’d been to Montreal Meeting two years ago and that I attended in New York State.  She misunderstood, thinking that this was only my second Meeting ever.  Her comment was what sparked my thinking: “It’s so nice to see young people return.  Too often they only come once. I think the silence frightens them.”

I think the silence frightens them.

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