A Christian pilgrim is someone who is rooted in the Lord, who doesn't have a lot
of possessions or the same group of people to fall back on consistently throughout
What keeps the pilgrim going is a sense of
hope based on the experience of God who has delivered and mediated life to her
in the past and has promised to be with her in the insecurities and unknowns of
A pilgrim does not have a road map or itinerary
to guide her, so it is important for her to listen with reverence to the people
and events of her life, so that she will not miss the new ways in which God will
provide for her.
Thus the pilgrim must have the ability
to read her world well; to be able to look deeply into the people and events of
her life and experience the voice of God speaking.
takes more than human insightfulness and awareness, it takes a spiritual intuition
which has been sharpened and refined by prayerful reflection.
Samuel, we need to be persistent and keenly listen and respond to the voice of
God, though at times we may not be sure of where it is coming from.
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