Earlier today I asked if anybody kept a private (for your eyes only) journal or diary and, if so, what were the tools of choice. Only one person said yes. No conclusions can be reached by such a small sampling (only 557 followers on Twitter and 2800+ on Facebook), but I’d be surprised if social media hasn’t quenched the desire for privacy and fed the temptation to exhibitionism.
If that hunch is right, it may well indicate that nowadays the 21st Century clock sees less closet time with God than before. As if we were spending too much time already in private prayer and meditation of the Scriptures. “Quiet time” has already become a quaint phrase of the 20th Century. Continue reading