Today’s #BattleDrill: Our world is so noisy! At home, the television or radio is always on. Some of us are surrounded by noisy family or pets. When we’re out and about many of us have headphones on. Some of us work in noisy offices, factories, even classrooms. All that noise leads to low-grade stress. #salvationarmy #basingstoke #devotional
That’s why it’s important to carve out some time to be quiet and listen to God.
Jesus understood this. Throughout his ministry, he would slip away from noise and people and spend time alone with God. He would take time to recharge his batteries. He would retreat and spend time reflecting. And he would listen to God. After all, how could he speak God’s words if he didn’t hear them?
I often find my day starts better when instead of switching on the radio and hearing the news or opening up social media to see what’s going on, I start with a quiet time with God, listening for his voice and reflecting on what’s been going on. Maybe it works for you too?
THINK IT OVER
Think about the following:
oDoes a regular quiet time have a positive effect on your stress levels?
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