As humans, there will inevitably be times in our lives that we become overwhelmed by the cares and pressures of daily existence. Our Amen App is filled with encouraging scripture texts and thoughts that can boost your spirit in these difficult times.
There is the perception that activity, motion, doing, and speaking are signs that something productive is happening or being accomplished. Too often though, it is the constant movement and activity that crowds out productivity and thoughtfulness. One angle on the admonition in Psalm 46: 10, “be still and know that I am God “, can be for us to quit the endless round of activity and spend some time in silence.
The concept of ‘Quiet Time’ within Christendom is not a new phenomenon. It is generally thought of as being derived from the “ancient discipline of intentionally making space in one’s day to commune with God.” Though there may not be any ‘one size fits all’ formula for what a person’s quiet time will look like, there is some consensus that the practice enables the individual to deepen their relationship with God.