Matthew 14:22–23 (Listen)
22 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone,
Yesterday we saw an example of Jesus getting up early in the morning to pray. Today we see Him sharing time with His Father at night. We are called to never stop praying, but there is something about starting/ending your day with prayer that gives us peace. Morning and night often hold the most distraction-free moments of the day, even if it’s a few moments before you wake up or go to sleep. Nurture your relationship with your Father by lying still in the first moments before you get out of bed and the last moments before you fall asleep. Remember, prayer is a two-way street, so allow yourself some time in silence and listen for God.