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Lectio Divina

August 29, 2012

Set a timer for five minutes.

Sit with one verse.

Put aside reading for milage…. or to cover as much as possible like you are cramming for a future test.

This exercise isn’t about that.

Don’t wonder about the Greek… the Latin.

Don’t wonder about what someone smarter would say.

Don’t think about how this has applied to the past…

Don’t wonder about what it means for the future.

Don’t dissect it or wonder what it means to others.

Sit with Him in the now.

Take it as your Truth in this second…in these five minutes, absorb this into your being.

Like breath.

Like food.

let it change the very composition of who you are.

You, Eternal One, are my sustenance and my life~giving cup.

In that cup, You hold my future and my eternal riches

~ psalm16:5 (the Voice translation)

Set the timer….

10 Comments leave one →
  1. maria permalink
    August 29, 2012 3:27 pm

    Today, for the first time in over three months, I opened His Word and stayed quiet before Him.

  2. August 29, 2012 8:47 pm

    This is everything… really… just about everything.

    • August 30, 2012 10:47 am

      oh i know… it has been life changing…so much so it is hard to just convey in type…
      It’s such a small change that makes such an enormous impact.

  3. August 31, 2012 7:39 am

    Been reading a lot about Lectio Divina lately…but haven’t really understood how do to it exactly. Definitely gonna try this way…thank you for your simple explanation T! Praying for you and your precious family! =D

    • August 31, 2012 10:58 am

      LExi!!! come on girl you instagram or twitter? follow me… I feel so far from you, lol…at the beach with andrea…we “miss” you!
      How weird that you are thinking about it too… I accidently tripped across the concept on of all places…and it has just resonated with me.
      if you do insta or twitter…follow me and I will follow you right back.

      • August 31, 2012 2:06 pm

        Don’t have a personal twitter, but I do have instragram (Ugandamama1218)…I don’t really understand how it works or how to look people up. LOL =D

      • August 31, 2012 2:47 pm

        oh i am on it… just follow me back… when you get the chance.
        miss you.

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