Lectio Divina ‑ Divine Reading - A Way of Encountering God in Scripture
Meditatio – Pondering the Personal word
1. Read the passage slowly 3 times – hear God address you as an individual and as a group.
-Sit silently for a minute or two.
2. Read the passage again – slowly – listen for a word or phrase that catches your attention.
-Sit in silence.
3. Reread the passage – concentrate on the word or phrase that caught your attention and explore it in the context of the scripture and your life/work as a group.
-After a time of silence you may share with one another how the passage spoke to you or to the work of the group.
Oratorio – Intimate dialogue with God
Pray silently or aloud, or journal your thoughts and prayer.
Contemplatio – Heavenly rest
Enjoy being in the presence of God and each other.... More