By Marcina Wiederkehr OSB
In the Gospel of John Jesus directs us, Abide in me, as I abide in you. This booklet is a call for participation to make the notice of God your place in the course of the perform of lectio divina .Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB, encourages you to show the phrases of Scripture over on your center as a plough turns over the soil to welcome the seed.
In those scriptural meditations, the piercing reflective questions and private prayers lead the reader right into a deeper dating with the Divine. acutely aware that coming near the observe of God calls for a different type of presence, the writer invitations you to respire within the observe, wait sooner than the observe, stroll throughout the pages of Scripture as a pilgrim, and, ultimately, abide in an intimate and reworking communion with God.
The layout of the publication lends itself not just to day-by-day own prayer and mirrored image, yet to staff religion sharing as well.
Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB, writer of the popular A Tree choked with Angels (HarperCollins) and Seven Sacred Pauses (Ave Maria), is celebrated for her inventive religious writings and retreat ministry. She can be a typical columnist for Stepping Stones, the Little Rock Scripture examine e-newsletter. She has lived monastic existence for 50 years and makes her domestic with the Sisters of St. Scholastica, a Benedictine monastery in fortress Smith, Arkansas. Writing and retreat ministry became part of her evolving cal. stopover at her own web publication at http://macrina-underthesycamoretree.blogspot.com/.
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