FaithWriters Great Multitude Christian Daily Devotional
Inspired by Rev 7:9-12
A Lonely World
By Bob Valleau
“A man that hath friends must show himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.” (Proverbs 18:24, KJV)
A man told his friend: "I'm on Tumblr, Facebook and Flickr. I blog, I text and I Twitter, and I'm still lonely." How ironic. In this age of everything digital that you can imagine to connect to another human being, we can still end up being lonely.
We humans are a peculiar lot. There are times we want to be left alone, but, in reality, we can never abandon our God-given desire to connect with another person on some level. It’s called the "connect and communicate" function that is part of our need to survive. This isn't a bad thing. From the cradle to the grave, we long to connect with another in some form or fashion.
Today's technology can aid us in our quest to connect and communicate. But that is all it can do. It can never replace hearing someone speak, feeling their warm touch or seeing how much they care. Our desire to connect with another goes deeper than mere friendships and casual acquaintances. Adam's sin left a hole in our soul. Without our connection to something greater, we can wander around in life aimlessly for years and not have the satisfying relationships we desire. The only remedy for this is to reconnect to the Great Connector and keep our connection to Him current. And nothing digital we have will ever do that for us.
Today’s writer has over 25 years of writing experience for the Christian market. Once named Christian Writer of the year in San Antonio, Texas. Contact
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