Our world, wired, connected–full of countless ways to communicate instantly. I can Skype with someone across the globe, text to someone thousands of miles away, instant message, well, instantly. In some ways, we can fool ourselves into thinking we are never alone.

And yet. So many people, even people who are busy and involved and productive, at times feel an ache. A spiritual loneliness that is deeper than our occasional restlessness or boredom.

Do you ever feel spiritual loneliness? If so, how would you describe it? And what do you do to combat it?

I’m working on an article about this topic, and would love to hear your thoughts on it as I’m writing.