Ever feel disconnected from God? People often express this feeling, but don’t seem to know how to get reconnected.
I want to offer a possible solution by considering worldly relationships. For example, how do you have a relationship with the friends and family in your life? You talk, hang out, get together for meals, movies, activities, etc. Yet, do you ever feel “disconnected” from friends and family? Sure! Does that mean they don’t exist? No. It usually means I’m distracted with other things. I’m not reaching out. I’m absorbed in my own life.
Isn’t this true then of our relationship with God? When you are absorbed in your own world, it’s easy to feel disconnected from God. Remember, just like with friends, you can talk with God. That’s called prayer. Just like with family, you can “hang out” with God. That’s called quiet time. You can join God via the activity called Bible study. Finally, you can share a meal with God through communion…or the holy sacrament.
So, the next time you feel disconnected from God, consider where your heart and mind have been. Reconnect with God through prayer, quiet time, Bible study, and communion.
As always, share your ideas on how to reconnect with God. Let us hear what you think too!