We follow Jesus better when we follow him together. But sometimes, it’s good to go on a solo quest or play on single player mode. Even Jesus spent time away from the crowds, even away from his own Twelve, to focus on conversation and prayer with his Father.
Sometimes the Spirit will lead you into the wilderness. And sometimes it’s good just to get away. It’s always important to stay connected to other followers who can point you to Jesus and his love for you. And once in a while, it’s good to be in the presence of the Most High all by yourself …
- Childlike JoyThe burdens and worries of adult life can steal your sense of wonder and delight. Kim Longden shares how her growing dependence on Jesus came with an unexpected benefit: the return of childlike joy.
- That Didn’t Go As PlannedNaomi Rossow shares her roller-coaster ride to nursing school acceptance, and learns again to invite Jesus into every emotion and experience.
- Reorganizing ChoicesGoing through all her stuff, Kristeen Bruun finds some reorganizing choices easier than others.
- Watching the Dock EmergeKristeen Bruun shares her experience of growing in trust in a beautiful and insightful article based on a recent silent retreat.
- Blessings in the Midst of AnxietyIn the midst of all the stress, moments of joy and blessing bring a breath of life.