We read in the scriptures that Christ would rise up very early in the morning (a great while before day) and depart into a "solitary place" to pray. Mark 1:35 states, " "And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed." If the Creator and Redeemer of this world found the time and needed to pray to His Father, we would be wise to find our own solitary places to connect with Heaven and cry out to the Lord. In Alma 34 we read Amulek's teaching on prayer. He says,"ye must pour out your souls in your closets, and your secret places, and in your wilderness."
Here are a few photos taken this past week taken in the desert in southern Utah
near Canyonlands National Park: