“Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.” Mark 1:35
Sometimes it is necessary to get away from it all and be alone with Jesus. The experience is exhilarating beyond belief. This scripture illustrates a very dramatic gesture of Jesus. He got up and left all distractions or things that could interfere with the direct connection with God. In our everyday lives we have numerous distractions. We just have to decide to take the time out to find ways to meditate, pray and hear the voice of the Lord. Here is the wonderful thing about it all: He is waiting and always ready to listen!