Digital Detachment

Have you read the article “Digital Detachment and Personal Revelation” by Elder Scott D. Whiting in the March Ensign? Elder Whiting says that the need to constantly be attached to our digital devices hinders us from building a relationship with our Heavenly Father.

He mentions that technological advancements can be both good and bad. Modern technology, when purely and judiciously used, can help us hasten the work of the Lord and spread the gospel. But an overreliance on technology can be a problem. “Being constantly ‘plugged in’ can drown out the quiet whisperings and subtle impressions of the Holy Spirit, breaking our personal connection with God and making it difficult, if not impossible, to receive personal revelation.”

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