Jesus pulled away from the crowds.
There were people nearby, yet he sought a solitary place to talk to God.
Why is this important for us? We are assaulted by distractions and finding an alone place quietens the noise.
For some of you, finding a sacred place seems impossible. Don’t make it hard. It doesn’t have to be a special place, though there’s nothing wrong with creating a prayerful environment if that’s what you want to do.
Creating sacred space is simply creating sacred space in your life, on your calendar, and somewhere where you can be alone with God — even if that’s the bathroom. [Read more…]