Monday, July 13, 2015

Solitude and Rest

The view from Delphi in Greece down toward the Gulf of Corinth.
"Come away all by yourselves to a solitary place and rest a while," Jesus says to the apostles when they return from the work he has sent them to do (Mark 6:31.)  Solitude and rest are necessary for growth in our relationship with God.  For some of us it may be our porch; for others it may be a mountaintop.  God is always with us, but resting in solitude gives God a better chance to get at us.

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