When the Almighty Father is absent from the lives of the people and He withdraws from mankind because He is unwanted, all hell breaks loose on the face of the earth, as without the Father there can be no order since He is order in Himself. We are starting to see the consequences of the above in our time, our present world.
“And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she had a place prepared by God, that there they should feed her, a thousand two hundred sixty days” (Rv 12:6).
In the desert, just like the Children of Israel after their exodus from Egypt, we are stripped of everything that attaches us to our present world. But, in the desert, there is joy, love and happiness for there is God.