One of the risks of being quiet.

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“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

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Text and image source: Sufism – Around the World https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=pfbid02GQZDKQDccfB2QSVtKcTLdZ8JfJJh1FNucdUXkZTg5GqcmWEk1DsYHjCcXmuMSauJl&id=100041655566525

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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