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 middle 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 courting with the Divine. conscious that approaching the observe of God calls for a different form of presence, the writer invitations you to respire within the be aware, wait earlier than the note, stroll in the course of the pages of Scripture as a pilgrim, and, ultimately, abide in an intimate and reworking communion with God.
The structure of the publication lends itself not just to day-by-day own prayer and mirrored image, yet to workforce religion sharing as well.
Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB, writer of the popular A Tree packed with Angels (HarperCollins) and Seven Sacred Pauses (Ave Maria), is celebrated for her artistic non secular writings and retreat ministry. She is usually a typical columnist for Stepping Stones, the Little Rock Scripture learn 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 weblog at http://macrina-underthesycamoretree.blogspot.com/.
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Abide: Keeping Vigil with the Word of God by Marcina Wiederkehr OSB