I’ve noticed myself falling into a bad habit. Sometimes, instead of talking to God, I open my laptop.
Part of the problem is that I do need the computer to work, so it’s always there.
Part of the problem is that the web does in fact have answers and advice about a lot of my questions.
But the biggest part of the problem is that distraction is easier than prayer. It is easier to let a screen soothe my stress than to take the time to calm my heart and direct it to God.
So here’s my advice: Stop reading this. Pray, instead.
Most of God’s work happens quietly, changing hearts and minds and lives in ways we can’t see.
It’s good for the heart to put some effort into seeing the world from different angles.