Human Be-ings not Human Do-ings

I think it was reading some Pip Wilson where I first came across a challenge to be a Human Be-ing not a Human Do-ing. For us to be be more fully the people we are, the people God made us to be!
Soul Shaper has some great stuff to say on this in it’s entry on Silence and Solitude (p53):
“For we find our true selves when we’re swallowed up in God. We discover our true identity, not as do-ers but as be-ers. Our tasks in this life boil down to “Be still and know that I am God.” indeed this is why many of us avoid silence and solitude, because our self-identities are bound up in our busy-ness” ……. the section goes on to quote Richard Foster,
“the fruit of solitude is increased sensitivity and compassion for others. There comes a new freedom to be with people. There is a new attentiveness to their needs, new responsiveness to their hurts”
Could silence make us better Youth Workers?