Does your dog or cat come running when it hears the can opener?
Does your husband?
I guess we all tune in to sounds that are important to us, don’t we?
Parents are able to zero in on the specific cry of their child at a playground. They’re able to filter out the sounds of other children to focus on their own.
If you drop some coins on the floor, everyone’s head swivels toward the sound. Our ears strain out the other ambient noises in the environment and prick up at the sound of money tinkling.
Obviously, our family and money are things that are important to us.
But what about the messages that God is trying to send us?
Do we tune in to those with as much attention?
Or are there so many distractions in our lives that we’re unable to focus on the character of God and His love for us?
Maybe we need to adjust the signal-to-noise ratio in our lives.Read more