To Know God, Speak Louder and Make the Universe Listen

To Know God, Speak Louder and Make the Universe Listen

Want To Know God? is an excerpt from A Million Different Things: Meditations of the Worlds Happiest Man. It has been edited for reading online.

By David Stone

Assorted Ideas, Large & Small

red and orange galaxy illustration
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com
I’ve said before and will reiterate: the chances of our really getting to know ourselves and our world seem remote until we learn to meditate and make it as much a part of our lives as eating.

The thing is, it’s easy. Writers selling books and teachers lining up students often impose intricacies and defined practices to maximize, in their opinion, the benefits, but although guidance and mentoring can be interesting, none is necessary. 

Meditation comes as naturally as walking down the street. Maybe riding a bike is a better analogy. It may take a few tries to get the hang of it, but then, presto, we’ve got it. 

Don’t be deterred or intimidated by experts or self-appointed guides. If it feels right, go for it, but there is no wrong way to meditate. And, don’t underestimate the value of it’s being free. It’s a gift, nothing less. 

Two things I can guarantee: meditation is easy, and once adopted as a practice can be the most rewarding change you’ll ever make in your life.

Want to know God? Listen.


Some of us are already there and the rest will be, and once we awaken to who we are, we also discover a captivating sense of what we want. It’s in the package. All we need to do is refine what we want, in whatever detail we can comfortably imagine, and look for in that portal we call the future. 

Off we go!

The major voluntary aspect of life most of us have not mastered is anticipation, of eagerly reaching out for the ingredients of what will bring joy or, as tastes differ, satisfaction or fulfillment. We must set a tone that jibes with whatever we’re reaching for. 

We need to practice that tone as regularly as we can remember to do so. I say, “must,” but that’s conditioned on your decision to peruse your dreams as far as your body can take you. 

Commitment creates necessity. 

Focusing is the only way to get there. As an example, if the thing we desire most is to see, smell and touch a tropical rainforest, rich with flora and fauna we’ve only read about or seen on TV, we need to fix our imaginations on how being there will feel. Feeling is everything. Feeling is tone. Everything orients around feeling. Enhance feeling in a constructive positive way. Passion opens doors.

Okay. It’s true that we have a life to lead. We can’t go around thinking about the dense soil and rich leaves of that rainforest all day. We have work and responsibilities to pay attention to. But it’s a mistake to let our routines grow so hyper-real that they ring eagerness and anticipation from us. 

Work, but sustain the feeling. How we feel is more important than any paycheck we ever earn. The beautiful thing is, when we hold our focus, maintaining a tone that feels right, everything else takes care of itself. Hard to believe, but true. 

If you want to know God, give him a chance o hear you.

Here’s a fact. There is a God, and that God is nothing like the one they told us about when we were children. God has nothing better to do than to fulfill our dreams, the desires that got us here and keep us breathing. 

God responds to every message we send. It may be, “I’m feeling a little shaky now and need to retreat,” and God will let that happen. It may be, “I need to sleep like I’ve never slept for about ten hours.” Done. 

Our messages are more often mixed, uncertain and not fully mindful, as are our answers, but that can be fixed. The reason our messages are fuzzy is because we lack trust and usually an awareness of sending them.

As we begin to understand and take faith that our wishes are answered without qualification, we are empowered. Moreover, our wishes become more constructive and energetic. It’s just a practice with awareness. It requires waking up to who we are and how we’re plugged in.
Suddenly, everything is possible. Everything can happen. 
Better think about that. Grab a break. We are almost there.

David Stone
Find A Million Different Things and all my other books on my Amazon Author Page.

more from Assorted ideas, large & small

  • Is Political Corruption as Widespread as Many Now Think?
    Corruption is a problem in many countries around the world. it is defined as the abuse of power by a person or group for personal gain. It can take many forms, including bribery, embezzlement, and
  • Love Your Clothes Again: Eileen Fisher Renew
    Do you have a closet full of clothes you love but don’t wear anymore? Eileen Fisher Renew is here to help. We take your gently-worn Eileen Fisher clothes and give them new life. Not only
  • We’ve Got the Money. Why Not End the Homeless Crisis Now?
    The homeless crisis is not only costly for individuals, but also for society as a whole. A study by the National Alliance to End Homelessness found that the cost of homelessness to taxpayers is approximately
  • 5 Ways Weather Conditions Affect Your Physical Health
    Weather conditions can have a significant impact on asthma and other respiratory problems. Cold weather, for example, can cause the airways to constrict, making it difficult to breathe. High humidity can also lead to increased
  • Herbal Medicine – Definition, Overview and Safety Concerns
    What is herbal medicine? It is simply the use of plants for their therapeutic or medicinal value. And it has been around much longer than modern, Western medicine. In fact, all cultures have some form

Written by:

2,656 Posts

View All Posts
Follow Me :

Leave a Reply

4 thoughts on “To Know God, Speak Louder and Make the Universe Listen

You May Have Missed

Wordpress Social Share Plugin powered by Ultimatelysocial
0
2k
%d bloggers like this: