We don’t have to wait until we get to heaven to be in the presence of God. If we slow our lives down and prioritize our need for God we can spend much more time with God here on earth. God can be discovered everywhere, it’s just a matter of taking the time to search. There are so many different methods to become aware of God’s presence and grace in our lives. Silence is a simple method that people are no longer comfortable with in our loud society but it is effective. Meditation, prayer time, a walk with nature, and taking the time to reflect on the gifts of your life. All of these methods will lead you to the presence of God.
God surrounds our lives daily. We rarely notice because we don’t make an effort to listen or look for God. But we don’t have to wait until we die to be with God. We can do it in the here and now. Today, commit to using a method to become aware of God in your life and you will find some much needed comfort and peace.