Lord, I want the ability to hear your voice.
The noise of this world is distracting and bothersome. The constant demands on my focus are knocking me off the path that leads to you.
I desire the peace that you provide. It overtakes the chatter in my head and the clamor in my soul. Surpassing all understanding, only you, Lord, can extinguish the discord and meaningless mix of sound that this world wants to drown me in!
Lord, I need to hear your voice.
The onslaught of sarcasm and cynicism....the waves of hatred and harlotry....the whispers of deception and deceitfulness....the torrents of lies and lasciviousness. Screams from every direction.
Show me, Lord, how to escape the madness.
"....And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore into the mountains and broke the rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; and after the earthquake a fire,...