My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand. John 10:27-28
I live on the third floor. One day I went down to shop, I forgot something I needed at home, and decided to call my husband, and tell him what I needed, that I was coming back for it, and could he please bring it to the lift door (elevator door) and meet me there! He agreed. I reached my floor, waited then decided to step out of the lift and I saw him standing in our flat with what I wanted in his hand! I was in a hurry and grumbled all the way down, thinking he must have been busy on his computer so he did not pay attention to what I said, and on the heels of that thought came ‘how well do I pay attention to God?’ How well do you?
(Thanks to Jane Pimenta for this beautiful reflection on the value of listening. The Lord calls but sometimes we are too busy to listen! Superb). New World