Have you ever had one of those moments where you stood very still, so that you would not be noticed? This can be a good thing when you are trying to catch a photograph, but when you are trying to stop life by doing it, not so much.
To make a long story short, they were things over which I have no control, and they were going to play out the way they did, no matter what I did.
Times of quiet are good for reflecting and gaining strength. I have had my time of quiet, and am ready to get back to creating out loud.