DROWN THE VOICES , LISTEN TO ‘THE VOICE’
Blares, sirens, ringtones, machine sounds and even more. You can agree that its difficult to even hear yourself talk in an industrialized world but you must always find some quietness. Listen to your inner mind a lot more. When our internal experience is crowded with stories, opinions, doubt, justifications, fear and other emotions, we aren’t quiet enough to allow the truth to be heard. And this is where we get into trouble.
As we all know, the pull of the “noise” can be very strong. So strong that we don’t even consider stopping, pausing, inquiring into what is best or right. We blindly choose, or we opt for what seems logical or appropriate. We take the path that fits our ideas of how things are supposed to be. We are swayed by intense emotions.
We ignore the gentle tap of God on our shoulders that could show us the way.
The true path for our lives cannot be figured out or created. Our job is simply to listen, and in the listening, we will be given all the guidance we need to do exactly the right thing. When we listen, life unfolds mysteriously. We get out of our own way and allow the still, small voice to be heard. Spend more time communing with him and enjoying the richness of his word. He has a promise for you:
“Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, This is the way; walk in it.”
-Isaiah 30:21 (NIV)