In today’s world, information bombards us. From the moment we wake up to the moment we go to bed, we are swarmed with news, social media updates, and other forms of communication. This constant influx of information can be overwhelming and distracting, making it difficult to focus on what truly matters.
One thing that matters most to many people is their relationship with Jesus Christ. However, it can be easy to let our relationship with God fall by the wayside when we become distracted by a constant stream of information. Here are a few tips for dealing with information overload and protecting your relationship with God:
- Prioritize your time. Decide what is most important to you and focus your attention on those things. This may mean setting limits on your social media use or limiting the amount of news you consume.
- Take breaks. When you are feeling overwhelmed, take a break from the information stream. Go for a walk, read a book, or do something else that helps you relax and clear your head.
- Be selective about the information you consume. Not all information is created equal. Be discerning about the sources you trust and the information you read, watch, and listen to.
- Take time for prayer and reflection. Make time each day to connect with God in prayer and meditation. This will help you stay grounded and focused on what matters most.
Foremost, our priority should be to seek heavenly knowledge. This is the kind of information that can envelop us throughout the day without any adverse effects. God desires us to grasp His Word and be capable of sharing our testimonies with others. He anticipates our growth in spiritual understanding, enabling us to actively contribute to the advancement of His kingdom.
1. Commit Proverbs 18:15