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Lectio Divina (Divine Reading)

Lectio Divina


the simple practice of contemplative reading


  1. Pick a short piece of scripture, poem, or small paragraph of wisdom teaching
  2. Come to silence held in God’s presence
  3. Read and listen for the phrase/word that God brings to your attention
  4. Re-read and pay attention to what God is revealing under the words
  5. Re-read and be open to any invitation that touches your present experience
  6. Rest thankfully in what God has given