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Thu., May 2, 2013, noon

Do you hear that?

Low-lying clouds cast shadows on the higher cloud ceiling as as the sun rises behind Mount Ranier, Washington’s iconic peak. (Associated Press)
Low-lying clouds cast shadows on the higher cloud ceiling as as the sun rises behind Mount Ranier, Washington’s iconic peak. (Associated Press)

Many people will say, “God told me...” But how? And how do we authenticate those messages? Are they from God or from our own longings, imagination? How do we tell the difference?

Swimming last week (the pool is my favorite location for intense prayer – laps back and forth create a rhythm without distraction) I was praying and pleading and longing for guidance. As I touched the wall and prepared to turn, I could “hear” with my heart and my head, “Trust me.” 

Jesus promised he would send his Spirit, an advocate, who would guide us – perhaps with messages we can hear.  For now, I am listening.

Have you ever heard the voice of God?

 

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