The following article by Sr. Ann Shields originally appeared in the November 2016 issue of Faith, a magazine published by the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan.
Q: How can I keep God present in my life during a hectic work/school schedule? I can I be attentive to Him?
A: These are two very good questions which require a clear answer, especially in the times in which we live. Noise surrounds us these days – more than ever before. Between keeping up with our jobs, schoolwork, social media and the daily news – not to mention spending quality time with family and friends each day, we are squeezed for time. We struggle to keep up.
But if we are going to make a real effort to keep God in our daily lives, we have to shut out the noise, at least for a few minutes here and there.
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