Cultivating Sacred Space: Week 4 “Seeing the Light”

Fourth Sunday in Lent: March 30, 2014 Weekly Lectionary Readings This week as we continue on our Lenten journey of “Cultivating Sacred Space” we are invited to see the light in new and inspiring ways. We begin in the Old Testament reading with Samuel grieving over Saul; surely, the darkness that can accompany grief and […]

Cultivating Sacred Space Week 3: Living Water

The story of Jesus meeting the woman of Samaria at the well is unquestionably my favorite Gospel story; in my faith community, it is the reading for this Third Sunday in Lent.  Here is a link, if you’d like to take a read:  John 4:5-22 For me, this story is rich with all those aspects […]

Contemplative Practice: Lectio Divina

Today’s spiritual practice is Lectio Divina, which literally translates, “Divine Reading.” These are easy to follow instructions from the Shalem Institute offer a guide for a Lectio Divina practice.  You can use these steps for praying with scripture, selecting any passage that seems right for you.  If you like, choose one of the readings from […]