As our refuge, as our source of protection, as One who abundantly loves us, God can and will listen as we plead our case.
We wait and hope for the perpetual morning, when all will be made right.
I do think that a key aspect of listening to God, to truly hearing God, begins with the invitation to silence.
[Luke 10] gives strength and renewed resolution that today matters, because Jesus has given this day—and every day—meaning
Like Job and like David in this psalm, I pray because I seek counsel with God himself, not because, like brushing my teeth, prayer is good for me.