The Importance of Unplugging (Salt & Light #21)

Ever Feel Like You Need To Unplug?

That’s exactly where I am at and it has been a long time coming.  I am unplugging from social media and blogging for one whole week.  The thought of not being bound to my phone or computer creates an excitement in me that I can’t quite put into words.  My heart has been yearning for alone time with God and my family.  I want to consume the beauty of nature and the love of my family without the interruption of a text or notification.

 

Unplugging from technology will help me to acquire two of the things that I desire most.  Rest and Freedom.  Rest from the outside noise and freedom that I can be one with Christ without being nagged by the world.

 

Silencing the outside influences makes it easier to hear God #saltandlightlinkup Click To Tweet

 

Understand the importance of unplugging from technology so you can focus on those that truly matter. God and family. #saltandlightlinkup #milkandhoneyfaith

Resting in the Lord

 

When we are fixated on the world around us and people within our circle of influence, life can become burdensome and overwhelming.  Taking a breather becomes necessary in the life of a believer to become better aligned to God’s purposes for us.  When the outside noises become silenced it makes it easier to hear our Lord speak.  Even Jesus went off by himself to be alone with the Father…

 

“Then Jesus went with them to the olive grove called Gethsemane, and he said, “Sit here while I go over there to pray.”
Matthew 26: 36  NLT

 

Today I am featuring Maree Dee from Embracing the Unexpected because she discusses the importance of unplugging.

 

Please make sure to read her post “A Tech Break Will Absolutely Benefit You” here before linking up today…

 

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