Road to Resurrection

There is an Eternal Love permeating all things.

(Listen to my song “Listen to Your Heart” on YouTube by clicking HERE)

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John 6:44

“No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draw him, and I will raise him on the last day.”

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God is the pursuer.

God is the wooer.

We are the ones who respond.

But to be able to respond…we must be awake.

We must be present.

One way to practice presence is to have a contemplative practice like Centering Prayer or other form of meditation.

This opens the heart so you can “hear” on a spiritual level or frequency.

We are given an example of this kind of “listening” in a reading from The Acts of the Apostles (8:26): “Then the angel of the Lord spoke to Philip, “Get up and head south on the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza, the desert route.”

This may or may not have been actually hearing words.

Many times it’s simply a wordless nudge deep inside.

Philip honored that nudge and went.

I can’t tell you how many times I have had amazing experiences after following these spiritual prompts.

Such wondrous occurrences happen not due to anything we have orchestrated.

God has drawn us and will always draw us.

And just as Jesus was raised to new life…so will we.

Now and always.

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Listen to the song of the day “Listen to Your Heart” on the Listen to Your Heart album by clicking HERE.

Stream and/or purchase my songs on iTunes by clicking HERE.

Remember…God loves you!

About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, author, activist, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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