Sometimes things go your way, sometimes they don't.
At times the pressure is on, at other times it's off.
Sometimes you finish first, and sometimes you finish last.
What's the difference?
No matter what, isn't some part of you always there, witnessing and experiencing what's going on in a fairly contented way?
There is a space in between the never ending dance of opposites. Great peace is found there. Great freedom.
It takes courage to go there. You have to give up your ideas of right and wrong, your interpretations of events, and almost all notions of who you think you are.
Silence means life without story. Life without story means means seeing all as equal—essentially the same.
If it bothers you, it is an indication of erroneous understanding.
Question your understanding.