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“Pay Attention, the Lord is Speaking” by Laura Bachtel

“Pay Attention, the Lord is Speaking”  by Laura Bachtel

 Pondering what it means to “pay attention,” I am suddenly more aware of the Holy Spirit speaking to me, particularly as it relates to my children. For their sake, I am learning to be silent, to wait, and most importantly to pray.  I must allow time for the Holy Spirit to speak, direct, nudge, or convict them--whatever the need may be at that specific moment.  The open doors that God gives me to respond are precious, like rare gems, such as a word of affirmation or a prayer offered up in the secret place of my closet, sometimes on my knees pleading for Him to intervene.  Only the Holy Spirit really knows how to intercede or to speak to their hearts in a way that is effective and life-changing. 

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