Vision Divina Part 2: How Does God Speak through Images?

Vision Divina Part 2: How Does God Speak through Images?

Post by Therese Kay

This part 2 in a 3-part series on Visio Divina.  You can read part one here. 

The ancient spiritual practice of visio divina was instrumental in the creation of the devotional and is a practice we incorporated into the companion workbookPart one explained what the practice is all about.  This part, part two, explores a bit about what it means to hear God as well as the role of metaphors and images as we sit in contemplation and prayer with an image before God.  I am including many Scriptures in this section that I encourage you to look up and pray about as you explore this contemplative practice.

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Visio Divina Part 1: What Is It?

Visio Divina Part 1: What Is It?

Post by Therese Kay

This will be a 3-part series on Visio Divina.  This ancient spiritual practice was instrumental in the creation of the devotional and is a practice we incorporated into the companion workbook.  As such, I thought it was fitting that you should know more about it and ways you can incorporate it into your prayer life.

What Is Visio Divina?

Visio divina is a prayer practice that is based on the practice of lectio divinaLectio divina is Latin for divine reading and describes a way of reading the Scriptures.  […]

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In Search of a Pearl

In Search of a Pearl

I was talking with a colleague in her office the other day when we heard an “oh no!” from the hallway.  Upon investigation, we found a woman in the hall watching as the pearls scattered across the floor from her broken bracelet.  We all knew the pearls were not real, but, nonetheless all three of us began to scurry about searching for and retrieving the pearls so she could reconstruct her bracelet.  They were pretty easy to find… except one.  It eluded us and just happened to be the larger, center pearl in the bracelet.  We searched doorways and corners and under chairs.  We even recruited passersby to assist in the search.  All for naught, the pearl was not to be found. 

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Word of the Year: Identity

Word of the Year: Identity

Post by Therese Kay

This is an unfinished blog post. That may sound a bit odd, but finding my identity in Christ is more than a blog post, more than a word of the year…. it’s actually a life-long project. I cannot do it justice in a single, simple blog post. So, I will be revisiting this theme throughout the year and sharing more as my journey unfolds. What follows are my initial thoughts and Scriptures that I’m pondering. I’m excited to learn what God is going to teach me! I hope you, too, will explore who you are in Christ as well.

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