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God Wants a Relationship
Relationships are a two way street. It’s the same with your
relationship with God.
For most of us, our relationship with
God is based on us talking to God. We ask for help, favors, and
blessings. We 'pray to God', but do we leave God an opening to
communicate with us?
God wants a relationship with each of
us, and it cannot truly happen if we don’t allow God to talk to us.
God wants to guide us, help us, give us gifts, and share information
with us, either directly or through others. However, we make it
difficult for God to communicate with us when we never still
ourselves to listen, and when we never slow down enough to be
present to receive. If we constantly occupy our energy space, how
can God reach us?
Sometimes people say how they had to get
hit over the head, so to speak, to wake up and realize something
important. That is not necessary when we allow space and time for
God to communicate with us.
Think about it: We are always
surrounded with something to do like, listening to the TV or music,
talking on the phone or in person with friends and family, or being
on the internet. Moreover, we are often guilty of doing several of
these things at a time! With this type of existence, are you really
giving God a space to enter into your world and be with you?
I also want to be realistic. I acknowledge that our life and the
world in which we live are very demanding. You cannot change that,
but you can carve a small amount of time each day where you silence
yourself and invite God to communicate with you. If it is truly not
possible to do this each day, start small with 2 or 3 times a week.
If you create a routine like this and set the intention for God
to share with you, it will happen. It may take a few times of
warming up to it, but do not loose patience. Be in the moment and
trust. Your intimate conversation with God will happen. The answers
you seek will come.
Here are some other tips.
Clear your mind and center yourself in your heart. God
speaks to us though our heart. We receive through our feelings and
our intuition, not in our minds.
Set an intention for your
quiet time with God. Your intention sets your focus. “Thank you God
for giving me guidance on ____. This is important to me because…”
Leave an opening for God to talk about something else that may
be more important. “Thank you God for giving me guidance on ___ or
some other area that you feel is important for me at this time.”
Record the message/guidance received. Have a writing tablet or
journal handy to record the message, knowing, or guidance that you
Trust the guidance you received. This wisdom is
your truth. It is more valuable and important
than any thoughts, analysis, opinions you or others may have.
Be in the present moment as you move through your day. God
speaks to us through other people, experiences, what we read, see,
and hear. Once you practice this, your intuition will kick in,
alerting you when it is happening. You will be able to discern
between normal conversations and experiences, and ones that are
It is most important, however, to tell
God that you want a two-way relationship, and thank God for this
relationship. If you do this and set up a routine that gives God a
space to communicate with you, wonderful things will happen. Soon,
it won’t be difficult to carve out time for your conversations with
God, because it will become more important than everything else!
I invite you to use the winter season symbolic of hibernating,
to start a practice of going within yourself through meditation to
establish communication with God.
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