Mark Buchanan is one of my favorite writers and thinkers. He is a pastor from Canada and often writes brilliant one-liners that say more than an entire paragraph!
Here is one I've been pondering this entire summer:
"Endless busyness is earwax against God's voice and a blindfold to God's presence."
So many of us wonder why we don't hear God.
We complain about not sensing his presence.
And yet we run around all day and into the night like chickens with our heads cut off.
Endless running. Endless noise. Endless busyness.
The diagnosis is not difficult to make.
The question always is: What are we going to do about it?
Stop. Pray. Open up my heart. Listen. When I do this throughout my day, I find peace, sometimes answers or direction, and always a reminder that God is present. I’m not alone. Love the earwax. Truth prevails. ❤️