"... I cannot tell that to this old sinner, and I cannot comfort him either; he has made himself unable to hear my voice. If I spoke to him, he would hear only growlings and roarings. Oh Adam's sons, how cleverly you defend yourselves against all that might do you good!" - C.S. Lewis in The Magician's Nephew
Lord, soften my heart. Take down my defenses. Don't let me become deaf to Your voice or blind to Your face!