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Posts Tagged: hearing God’s voice

Listening to the Right Voice

  My focus word for 2020 is “listen.” Yesterday as I scrolled through my past blogs, I fell upon this one written three years ago. It was, for me, a jaw-dropping moment. I smiled at how God brought this reading back to me as a gentle reminder to keep my ear tuned to His voice… [ read more ]

Two Little Voices

  Little voices in my head vie for my attention. They start the moment I wake.   “Get up. Go to the gym. You’ll feel so good afterwards.” “The gym can wait. You need more sleep. Snuggle in.”   The voice that tells me to go the gym wins, but the argument continues while I’m… [ read more ]

The Importance of Consulting God First

  A couple of years ago, a ministry in the Middle East asked me to come and teach a week of discipleship training. I’d been there once before and had loved connecting with the people, so I immediately said yes. Never mind that my calendar was already booked with teaching in Nepal for three weeks… [ read more ]

Hearing God and Listening to God: Two Different Things

“I [Jesus] tell you the truth, those who listen to my message and believe in God who sent me have eternal life. They will never be condemned for their sins, but they have already passed from death into life. And I assure you that the time is coming, indeed it’s here now, when the dead… [ read more ]

Hearing God’s Voice — Pt. 3

Doesn’t it thrill you when someone whose friendship you enjoy invites you to spend time together? Personally, I love it when my husband says, “Come, sit beside me for a bit, okay? Let’s talk.” I totally enjoy it when my kids ask to Facetime. Nothing beats being together with the special people in one’s life…. [ read more ]

Hearing Little Voices

Do you ever hear little voices in your head? I’m serious. Do you? Or am I the only one who daily wrestles with voices that vie for my attention? They start the moment I wake up: “Get up and go to the gym. You’ll feel so good afterwards.” “The gym? It can wait. You need… [ read more ]

A Prayer for Focus

  Do you sometimes feel as though you’re being pulled a gazillion different directions? If so, you’re not alone!   People cry for our attention. Work responsibilities and household chores call us. Social media clamors for our participation. Noise of every description invades our space. Sometimes it’s downright difficult to keep focused on what matters… [ read more ]