God is more real to me than any thought or thing or person – Sarah

“God is more real to me than any thought or thing or person.
I feel his presence positively, and the more as I live in closer
harmony with his laws as written in my body and mind. I feel
him in the sunshine or rain; and awe mingled with a delicious
restfulness most nearly describes my feelings. I talk to him as
to a companion in prayer and praise, and our communion is
delightful. He answers me again and again, often in words so
clearly spoken that it seems my outer ear must have carried
the tone, but generally in strong mental impressions. Usually
a text of Scripture, unfolding some new view of him and his
love for me, and care for my safety. I could give hundreds
of instances, in school matters, social problems, financial
difficulties, etc. That he is mine and I am his never leaves me,
it is an abiding joy. Without it life would be a blank, a desert,
a shoreless, trackless waste.”

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