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How Can the Practice of Solitude Improve Your Prayer Life?

Sarah Hamaker | Contributing Writer | Updated: Apr 01, 2024

How’s your prayer life these days? Are you longing for a deeper communion when you talk to God but are easily diverted to other things when you pray? Did you know that practicing solitude when praying can improve our prayer life—and strengthen our relationship with God? 

Praying alone can help keep our focus on God and allow him to meet our needs and grow our faith. Here are 8 ways the practice of solitude can improve your prayer life. 


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sarah hamaker author bio picSarah Hamaker is a national speaker and award-winning author who loves writing romantic suspense books “where the hero and heroine fall in love while running for their lives.” She’s also a wife, mother of two teenagers and two college students, a therapeutic foster mom, and podcaster (The Romantic Side of Suspense podcast). She coaches writers, speakers and parents with an encouraging and commonsense approach. Visit her online at