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wilderness

Jesus repeatedly left the crowds, though, stealing away into the wilderness to pray (Luke 5:16 VOICE).

Wilderness.  Wandering in desolate places. Wilderness requires waiting.   Forty years in the desert.  Nothing about the word wilderness sounds appealing. Rather…empty, lonely, barren.   Yet Jesus found the wilderness to be full of fruit–spiritual fruit.  He withdrew often to talk with His father in the wilderness.  The Son of God, with divinity downloaded into every gene, still felt the need to separate Himself often from the world around Him to pray.   I wonder what this means for you and me? Continue reading