Silence Like A Cancer Grows


The Brew Is A Musing

“If you remain silent at this time, [the truth] will arise from another place…And who knows but that you have [been given this platform] for such a time as this?” (Esther 4:13–14, NIV 1984).

And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand people, maybe more
People talking without speaking
People hearing without listening
People writing [blogs that the readers may not care]
And no one dared
Disturb the sound of silence.

Fools, said I, you do not know
Silence like a cancer grows
Hear my words that I might teach you
[Read my blogs] that I might reach you
But my words, like silent raindrops fell
And echoed in the wells of silence.

— Sounds of Silence, Lyrics by Paul Simon

My Musings – I don’t know which is worse, people remaining silent when they should speak up, or people speaking up when they should remain silent.  “Social” media…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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