Does God ever seem silent to you?
I know, He has seemed that way to me before too.
But now I realize it isn't God keeping silent, it's that I am either too impatient waiting for an answer, I already know His answer but want a different one, or I am too caught up in my cares and worries that I've missed His reply.
Our God answers us in a few different ways, "Yes", "Wait", and "No, I have something else in mind." Many times I find that when God seems silent, it is really just me not listening. Or in a worse case scenario, it's me wanting a different answer.
I am trying to listen to my heavenly Father more and to accept the answers He gives that I do not like, instead of just talking to Him.
If I spend a good amount of time talking to the Lord, yet hardly listen to Him, it doesn't do me much good. True, I am talking to Him, but without listening to Him, I've missed something crucial.
It is even worse when I listen to Him, yet choose not to accept His answer. I used to do that more often than naught, but now I am striving to accept whatever He says, because I really do want the Lord of Hosts to run my life - not me.
I believe that our Almighty God wants to talk with us and reveal Himself to us. But He cannot do that if we never stop and listen.
Something to think about.....
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