Monday, June 23, 2008
You know how things can get a little routine after awhile in a relationship? You just sort of go through the motions without even realizing it? You may be totally committed, but it just gets stale....Well, this summer I've been trying to re-learn how to connect with God. Reading my bible, journaling, even praying, come pretty easy...but listening to God....really HEARING Him has been hard.
This weekend I went to check out a Prayer Labyrinth in town, and I realized a few things:
*I can't hear God when there's too much static in my life.....technology, busyness, laziness are all things that can keep me from hearing God.
*God wired me in a certain way, so that I experience Him in a way that might be different from you...I hear from God through music, or through nature. If I want to hear from Him, I need to be intentional about including those things in my life.
*God doesn't always speak to me on command. My job is to listen. My ears need to be tuned in and ready to hear from Him, whether he decides to speak or not.
So, I'm re-connecting with God...learning to recognize the voice of the Shepherd.
How do you hear from GOD?
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