Thursday, November 15, 2012

When It Feels Like God is Silent

Welcome! I’m over at 5 Minutes for Faith today reflecting on the times in my life when God seems silent. Here’s the beginning of my post…
He says, “Be still, and know that I am God.”
Psalm 46:10a NIV
Sometimes I just don’t hear Him. I know He’s there. But for reasons unknown to me, He’s choosing to remain silent.
I wonder if I’ve done something. 
I wonder if He’s testing me.
And…I wonder if, for now, the silence is okay.

Maybe there’s nothing more to it than knowing God is always with me, even when I don’t hear Him and can’t feel Him.
I keep talking to Him and spending time in His Word, and I know He hears me.
Maybe I’m like a child who learns to trust her mom is there when she calls to her… Read more.
To read the rest of my post, join me at 5 Minutes for Faith. And if you would, please leave a comment so I’ll know you stopped by!

In Christ,
Laura



6 comments:

  1. Thanks for linking up to WFW this week!

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  2. Hi laura...it's so weird. I just posted about silence but from another perspective. What you wrote here is another important aspect to it. When God is silent.

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  3. Thanks for linking up over at WholeHearted Home this week...your posts are always such a blessing. I'm going to hop over to the other blog to read the rest...I am in suspense!!

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  4. God is definitely comfortable with silence. It’s something I need to get better at.

    Thanks for sharing!

    Karen
    Idaho
    Via Spiritual Sundays

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  5. Thank you for sharing this encouraging post.
    Blessings,
    Charlotte

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  6. Beautiful post... I left a comment on the other blog.

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Thank you for sharing your thoughts!