Yesterday I mentioned that there were a few different ways to apply this past Sunday’s sermon about seeking God through silence and solitude. (Thanks again Sir Paul Boekell!) The first application was through daily quiet times. But another way of using silence and solitude as a means to grow in your walk with God is to schedule and plan a day away specifically for that purpose.
Mars Hill Church has a series of articles on their blog to help you organize a day of silence and solitude. Here are the links:
These are especially helpful when you feel you are beginning to drift spiritually and need to refocus. Another use of such days is when you need specific direction regarding a big decision. Times of discouragement and trial may also be helped by a day of seeking God in solitude.
Time for discussion: Have any of you spent a day in this way? Why did you do it, and how was it beneficial?