Silence is the absolute poise of balance of body, mind and spirit. What are the fruits of silence? They are self-control, true courage or endurance, patience and reverence. Silence is the cornerstone of character.
Returning home we find a place where we can be quiet for an hour, carefully reviewing what we have done. We thank God from the bottom of our heart that we know Him better. Taking this book down from our shelf we turn to the page which contains the twelve steps. Carefully reading the first five proposals we ask if we have omitted anything, for we are building an arch through which we shall walk a free man at last. Is our work solid so far? Are the stones properly in place? Have we skimped on the cement put into the foundation? Have we tried to make mortar without sand?
Big Book pg. 75
Grandfather help us to seek the silence.