The "Good Intentions" of Silence

I make it a point not to voice my opinions. That might seem surprising to some people who have heard me voice them on multiple occasions. Those times were likely after days or weeks of courage building on my part. And it isn’t till recently when I thought I was in a space and place where speaking wouldn’t be discouraged but encouraged that I have come to realize the impact silence can have on a person even when the intention may have seemed “for the good of the whole” at the time.

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