What’s so good about Solitude? @biblereflexions

Jesus prays wilderness

Here is an extract from an article recently published by Bible Reflections:

 

One thing that I am learning in my walk with God is that it is important to get away from the world, from life, from busyness and to find solitude with God.

As a recently married man, I am beginning to understand the importance of being on your own with someone. Before Tree with script background_1.jpgMegan and I got married, the majority of our time spent together was in a group; a group of friends, or a bible study group or a pub quiz group or something else. Of course, some of the time was spent just the two of us, and those times were important. But at this major life event called marriage, the relationship changed somewhat. Our relationship had evolved into something deeper and more intimate than it had been in the past, and this meant that the way in which we communicated needed to adapt to our new ‘status’ (for want of a better word). I suddenly realised that I couldn’t just invite lots of people over to the house to spend social time with Megan and I after she’d come home from work. Sometimes what we both needed was time alone together.

Just as in marriage, our walk with God requires us to spend time on our own with Him…

Read the rest of the article by clicking here.

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Dean Roberts

Dean is a Minister in the Anglican Church. Currently he is Curate in the parishes of Bedwas, Machen, Michaelston-y-Fedw and Rudry in South Wales. He was born and bred in Wales, is married to Megan, and has two dogs called Taliesin and Melyn, and two cats named Sinsir and Hâf. He graduated from Cardiff University with a BA Hons. in Theology & Religious Studies, and has studied for an MA in Theology, Ministry & Mission at Trinity College Bristol. He also holds a Cert.RSCM from the Royal School of Church Music. He loves playing music, walking, reading, blogging and horse riding as well as going to the cinema and theatre. Read More @ http://deanroberts.net/about