All things are echoes of the Voice for God.
The street sign of the church read at Christmas time, “You, too, can hear the angel’s song if you tune into the right frequency.”
Neale Donald Walsh opens his Conversations With God books with the idea that God is talking to us all the time but we don’t hear God because we are not listening. We are not tuned in. Today’s Course lesson reminds us to listen for God’s Voice. The lesson teaches that in order to do this we have to stop listening to the ego to make room for the Voice of God.
In Alcoholics Anonymous, in the eleventh step, we are advised to seek through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God. We already decided in the first three steps that our lives in the ego world were unmanageable, and that there was a power greater than our egos, and that we can decide to turn our willfulness over to our Transcendent Source..When we turn things over we start to hear the Voice of God.
In Unitarian Universalism we affirm and promote the free and responsible search for truth and meaning and in this search we find that to hear the Voice of our Transcendent Source we have to set the voices of our egos aside.
Today, it is suggested that we take fifteen minutes at the beginning and end of the day, and many times in between, to set the chatter of our ego aside and listen to the Voice of God. God whispers and rarely shouts in our ear. To hear the Voice of God we must set the voices of the ego aside so they don’t drown the Voice of God out.
I love the Christmas Carol - “Do you hear what I hear?”
My Kind Of Church Music
Do you hear what I hear?, Whitney Houston