It seems like we are always running from one activity to another. Always in a hurry. Our minds racing to make sure that everything on our to-do list is getting done. We barely have enough time to think, let alone listen, but that is exactly what we need to do. Christ shows us that one of the best ways to listen to God and to ourselves is to find a quiet spot, away from the chaos, and spend some time in thoughtful prayer…in a solitary place.
….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…..