Then the Lord called, “Samuel! Samuel!” and he said, “Here I am!”

Scripture Reading
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1 Samuel 3:1-20

“Now the Lord came and stood there, calling as before, “Samuel! Samuel!” And Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.”
1 Samuel 3:10God calls. Again and again.
Samuel responds – but not to God right away. Again and again.
Finally he hears God. Finally he listens.

God calls to us. Again and again.
Do respond? Do we hear? Do we listen?

This week…
talk with a friend about the times when you just want to go back to bed.
What calls you to get up anyway?
As we continue on our journey with the Light of the world, Holy One, may we hear you speaking to us in the quiet of the nights, in the morning around the breakfast table, and in the schools, workplaces, and volunteer efforts of the day. Amen.