It’s easy to get so used to being busy that you miss the good things that only happen when you’re unoccupied. That’s why it’s so important to send the crowds (of to-do’s and electronics and other people) away for a little while every day.

“After sending the crowds away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray.” Matthew 14:23

“[A] thousand broken and missed things, tens of thousands, lie in the wake of all the rushing. . . .” Ann Voskamp