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By Jordan Raynor, The Stream, January 9, 2022

Jordan Raynor is a serial entrepreneur and the national bestselling author of three books, including his latest, Redeeming Your Time: 7 Biblical Principles for Being Purposeful, Present, and Wildly Productive.  …

We live in a time of unprecedented noise. And I’m not just referring to the obvious increase in external noise created by nonstop news, entertainment, and the buzzing of the devices in our pockets, purses, and wrists. But all that external noise creates internal noise as well.

To redeem our time, we must fight to block out noise and create room for silence, stillness, and reflection.

My Journey

I was addicted to noise from an early age. Even before smartphones (I know, dating myself), I was always consuming entertainment and information — especially the news.

But things changed when I realized I couldn’t afford to be so connected and consume so much information. It was having the opposite effect on my productivity. …

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