Do you remember the line from the movie the notebook? “We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn. It seems only the old are able to sit next to one another and not say anything and still feel content. The young, brash and impatient, must always break the silence. It is a waste, for silence is pure. Silence is holy.”
Looking at the photograph “The Colors of Silence, by Shahnaz Parvin,” in Kaptai lake, from the beautiful district of Rangamati, Bangladesh, can you feel the silence? It is silence that brings back life. In silence you are able to find your own voice. Almost everyone feels dissatisfied with his or her life, but almost no one understands the real reasons why. And so it goes: For most men and women — in spite of their best intentions, and sincere efforts, very little ever changes.
Have you ever wondered why this may occur? May be the real reason behind all of this persistent and personal sadness is that this world which you presently call your own is not really your home at all. You still need to find your own voice, own soul to call it home. Then someday, somewhere you will find yourself in front of you standing, you may be able to hear your voice in silence and then you may realize that you have found your home. In silence.
Article written by: Mohiuddin Ahmed
Inspired by: Photo of the Day | November 25 | The Colors of Silence, by Shahnaz Parvin