SOME years ago Sir Cliff Richard had a hit entitled, ‘We don’t talk any more’, and this appears to be the norm for so many people today.
It seems Mary Berry, the TV cookery icon, takes it even further by banning her family’s mobile phones when they are away on holiday or having Sunday lunch together. She says it ensures that we talk to each other.
I cannot understand why on earth we are constantly looking at our mobile phones wherever we are, missing the action, such as a sporting function, a cinema or other venue.
Parents pushing a pram or holding a young child’s hand, are often on the phone. Why not talk to the child even if it is not yet able to talk back?
I am so thankful that my mobile phone ‘came out of the ark’ and does not have all the gadgets that my Grandchildren have on their phones.
When Jesus Christ was here on earth, he was constantly talking to his disciples and the crowds instructing them of the love of his Father, God and that it can be theirs for the asking.
Many today consider talking to someone you cannot see as being ludicrous and a waste of time, but to those who talk to God in prayer find it so stimulating, refreshing and worthwhile.
Jesus Christ came to invite us to have conversations, in his name, with a loving God, who longs to hear and answer our prayers
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