Should not be this way!! :) I think many who speak to God, are not spoken to w/WORDS back. So it is VERYYYY difficult to imagine that speaking can occur.
Recently, a friend talked about how she had always been jealous of people who God spoke to. God didn't speak to her like that. However, He DID speak to her through others. For example, a woman at church handed her a piece of paper with a Scripture verse written on it. The woman said, "God told me to give this to you because you need to hear it." She realized (because this happened many times to her at various times/places) that God DID, in fact, speak to her, but simply not with "voice".... and this opened MY mind to the realization that it IS possible people HEAR God in audible speech. Just because it doesn't happen to me, doesn't make it less real. God "speaks" to everyone who asks, it is WE who cannot "hear" because we stop paying attention or our mind is closed!
at 6:39 PM on Jan. 27, 2010