Lectio Divina: Encountering God through Scripture

Lectio Divina: Encountering God through Scripture

This month, we will be looking at another method of meditation that can help us in our daily encounter with the Lord. As we heard from Sr. Clara in December, a prayer method is an instrument to help us pray, and we cannot get so caught up in learning the right technique that we end up missing God’s presence! The Catechism of the Catholic Church reminds us: There are as many and varied methods of meditation as there are spiritual masters. Christians owe it to themselves to develop the desire to meditate regularly, lest they come to resemble the three first kinds of soil in the parable of the sower. But a method is only a guide; the important thing is to advance, with the Holy Spirit, along the one way of prayer: Christ Jesus. (CCC 2707) Lectio divina is a method...