What’s so hard about listening?

Can you suppress your ego long enough to think something through before you respond? Can you hold back your first automatic response in order to listen with intent, clarify any uncertainties, perhaps rephrase what was said, and ask the speaker to expand on their thoughts? It’s hard, isn’t it? It takes intentional thought, training, and… Read More

today I was Martha

Still your mind, open the eyes of your heart (through visual imagery), join the flow of the Holy Spirit, and journal. I’ve been practicing these steps to hear God’s voice. One way to do this is to put yourself into one of the stories from the Gospels, become one of the characters, visualize yourself in the story,… Read More