A practice closely related to listening to God is listening to our own life. Last week I wrote about the need to be attentive so we can hear when God “speaks” to us. Today I’ll examine the corresponding need to be attentive and listen to what our life tells us. The gospel reading for the… Continue reading Listening to Your Life
Listening To God
One facet of staying awake is being present enough to what is happening so that we can hear what God is saying to us. In the gospels, the phrase “Let anyone with ears to hear listen!” is repeated by Jesus multiple times (Mk 4:9, Mk 4:23, Mt 11:15, Mt 13:9, Lk 14:35). This phrase always… Continue reading Listening To God
Staying Attentive To How We Spend Our Time
Ash Wednesday prompts us to reexamine how we spend our time, money, and energy. Are our actions in line with our priorities?
The Wheel of Time and Lessons on Discernment
Although my decisions won’t affect the fate of humanity, I’m finding some lessons on discernment from the Amazon series The Wheel of Time.