Don't mistake silence for non-action. Something is gestating. The silence itself is an action. It embodies healing, getting clear, balancing.
A lot of noise in the world is created because people are afraid of silence, because silence would force them to look at themselves, pay attention to their own thoughts, be aware of what's around them. So we have the incessant talk-talk-talk, cellphones at every ear when walking, driving, getting from one place to another, every other person wired to their music, distractions from life, from self.