We Walk by Faith

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We Walk by Faith

We Walk by Faith

So many times in life we feel as though we are walking in a fog; the mist covers what we recognize and makes it foreign to our sight. Yet, we continue to walk; sometimes bumping into familiar things, other times stepping over unfamiliar areas in our lives. No matter how treacherous the fog may seem we do not sit still and reflect on it instead we move straight through it with faith that we will make it to the other side.

“We walk by faith and not by sight” – that’s how the saying goes. We do walk by faith through our lives sometimes we can catch a glimpse of the object and scarcely make it out. Other times we have no idea but we still walk towards it. It would be so much easier if God would just reveal himself to us like he did to Moses, in a burning bush or through so many other prophets that physically heard God’s booming voice. As humans we have no such luck.

At a children’s Mass recently our pastor said during his homily “You need to listen to God.” My 9 year old son leaned over and quietly whispered into my ear “Mom, I don’t know what God sounds like.” I responded, “It’s hard to hear His voice. Sometimes it sounds like the voice in your head that tells you what is the right thing to do. He speaks to you through your thoughts.” That was enough to satisfy his question.

Copyright 2012 Lori Hadorn-Disselkamp

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Lori Hadorn-Disselkamp is first and foremost a mother of four children under the age of 17. She has been married to the love of her life, Aaron, for over 19 years. Lori has been writing at her own website Faith Filled Mom for over 6 years. She writes about the journey of faith we live daily and how we can recognize God in this world. She has completed her 3rd year of teaching theology at a high school level and is also a current student of Loyola University Extension Program of Ministry earning a Master’s Degree in Religious Education. Her life is busy, exciting, overwhelming at times but always bursting with her faith in God. Lori hopes that you will find something that might touch your heart in her writing so that she can continue to pursue her purpose in life; to bring people closer to God one word, one moment at a time.

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