One of the risks of being quiet.



“One of the risks of being quiet is that other people can fill your silence with their own interpretation: You’re bored. You’re depressed. You’re shy. You’re stuck up. You’re judgmental. When others can’t read us, they write their own story—not always one that’s true to who we are.”

~Sophia Dembling

Art: Alessandra Pisano





Text and image source: Sufism – Around the World


2 thoughts on “One of the risks of being quiet.

  1. There’s an old saying – Never assume. And as far as what people want to think of my silence, I’ll quote Marie Antoinette – ‘Let them eat cake.’ :)


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