Category Archives: Lectio Divina

Spiritual Formation Retreat – Day 4

Thursday began with morning prayers as usual. Colleen led us through an almost Lectio Divina exercise on the Prayer of St. Patrick. It was quite profound to meditate on the words…"I arise today in God’s mighty strength, in the power of the three-ness". A real sense of God’s presence was felt as we took time...

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Words that Create

Yesterday was a busy day.  It was the second week of the preaching rotation for me and I had to got to deliver the same message I did last week about the importance of living in God’s story. Sacred Reading of scripture is the avenue I used to get us into the story. By the...

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A Day of Preaching…

I had the privilege of preaching – maybe a better word is teaching – at two of our five congregations today. As a church we are going through Kenneth Boa’s book, Conformed to His Image, and this week’s talk was based on the material in Chapter 15 on Sacred reading. It was fun and I...

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Sacred Reading and Creative Word

Let the word of God speak, be still, let the Word wash over your soul, Let it fill your mind, fill your will, Like rain filling the fields, in the cold Autumn chill Will you prepare your soul to meet the King? Or will you rush through the story overlooking important things, While thinking of...

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Lectio Divina

Last night I had the joy of partaking in Lectio Divina with the small group that meets once a month as part of the Spiritual Formation intensive we are in through Carey Theological College.  The scripture for yesterday’s reading came out of the daily lectionary and I thought it worthwhile to post my meditation on...

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