Learning to Listen to the Holy Spirit

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Circumstances are  series of continual attempts to get our attention, to show us our weakness and neediness. Like Jesus Who “learned obedience through that which He suffered,” I too must learn to hear the Holy Spirit speaking through my repeating circumstances and strongest desires.

“The Church has always venerated the Scriptures as she venerates the Lord’s Body. She never ceases to present to the faithful the bread of life, taken from the one table of God’s Word and Christ’s Body. (CCC 103–104, emphasis added).

John 5:17, 19-20, Jesus watches to see where the Father is working and joins Him there.

Pain is God’s megaphone to rouse a deaf world (CS Lewis, Shadowlands).

Hebrews 5:8, Although he was a Son, he learned obedience through what he suffered.

Psalm 37:4, Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

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