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Mar 15, 2024 270 Nisha Peters
Lenten reflections

Unplugging and Recharging

These days, advancements in technology have made it harder to find true solitude. People expect to get a hold of you at all times. Finding a quiet space to be alone is only the first step. Turning off all devices and disconnecting from the world takes a bit more discipline.

Before He started His public ministry, Jesus withdrew into the desert by Himself. He continued this practice of seeking solitude throughout the next few years. He drew strength and wisdom from the Father by communing with Him alone.

The spiritual discipline of solitude has many benefits. It takes away the external voices of influence. It quiets the mind. It creates space for God to speak.

During this season of Lent, take the opportunity to practice true solitude. Get away from everyone, even if it is only for a few hours. Turn off all your devices. Be alone with God.

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Nisha Peters

Nisha Peters serves in the Shalom Tidings’ Editorial Council and also writes her daily devotional, Spiritual Fitness, at susannapeters.substack.com

1 Comment

  • Carol Osburn says:

    Excellent reflection! The Lord has so much to say to us if we only take some quiet time to be alone with Him.

    God bless you!

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