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Lectio Divina for Modern Life

Lectio Divina for Modern Life
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United States

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Lectio Divina for Modern Life

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English

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Episodes

Minisode: Gratitude for Salvation

9/18/2019
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David shows a sophisticated understanding that his salvation was a direct result of obedience and faithfulness.

Duration:00:08:59

God Seeks Us in Struggle and Solitude

9/4/2019
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Heidi Haverkamp, Episcopal priest, reads and prays with texts about struggle with ourselves and God.

Duration:00:28:23

Minisode: Rocks & Thorns Don’t Deter the Good Sower

8/21/2019
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Even when we are faithful, challenges in our lives can be the "rocks and thorns" that make it difficult to bear fruit for God.

Duration:00:09:04

Embracing the Dark with Mennonite Poet Becca Lachman

8/7/2019
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A singer-songwriter discusses how writing poetry and lyrics have helped her get through "dark nights of the soul."

Duration:00:31:34

Minisode: Love that conquers all

7/24/2019
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Human love can mimic Christ’s love: a fidelity that unites all, is unbreakable, and gives us the confidence to overcome any difficulty.

Duration:00:09:57

Jessica Mesman: Beyond Beauty in Brokenness

7/10/2019
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Guest Jessica Mesman reads Graham Greene and discusses how she experiences God through her writing

Duration:00:34:19

Minisode: Grief Turns to Joy

6/27/2019
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If we ask of God, even in grief we will receive and experience profound joy

Duration:00:07:08

Audio Divina with the Saints

6/13/2019
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Guest Eddie Cotter, Jr. discusses how music as a form of prayer can “reach places in the soul” that spoken words cannot

Duration:00:33:49

Minisode: Judith’s prayer to the God of the lowly.

5/29/2019
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The Book of Judith tells how the Jewish people were delivered “by the hand of a female.” Before she confront her enemy, Judith turns to God, the source of her strength, in prayer and lament.

Duration:00:07:29

Praying with our Eyes

5/15/2019
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Painter Joe Anastasi's pauses in contemplative prayer in order to see the light and dignity of the homeless he serves.

Duration:00:30:40

Minisode: A Plea for Help

4/30/2019
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In her desperate plea, Queen Esther recognizes that only the Lord can help relieve our deepest pain.

Duration:00:07:29

Finding Joy with Derya Little

4/19/2019
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Guest Derya Little shares how witnessing the joy of Christians was the primary impetus for her conversion from Islam to Catholicism

Duration:00:26:58

Isaiah 1 & Mercy Minisode

4/10/2019
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"Though your sins be like scarlet, they may become white as snow." Isaiah 1:18.

Duration:00:06:59

Richard Hague: Nature as Text

4/2/2019
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Poet & essayist Dick Hague explores amazement, wonder and solitude in nature as a form of prayer.

Duration:00:26:58

Merton Prayer Minisode

3/26/2019
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Thomas Merton suggests that being at peace with life's confusion and contradictions is possible if we know and trust God's presence.

Duration:00:06:59

Cassidy Hall: Finding Integrity through Humility

3/19/2019
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Filmmaker & writer Cassidy Hall shares a text by Thomas Merton about the search for true self through humility. She tells how these words inspired her to redirect her vocational path, seek out silence and solitude, and be true to herself in God.

Duration:00:24:58

Psalm 4 Minisode

3/2/2019
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Psalm from the "compline" or night prayers at the Abbey of Gethsemani.

Duration:00:06:59

Launch: Lectio Divina & Memento Mori

3/1/2019
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Sr. Theresa Alethiea Noble, "the Twitter Nun," explains why being aware of your mortality and trusting your life's direction to God can free you from anxiety and make every day count.

Duration:00:22:45

Episode 0: Intro to Read. Pray. Write.

2/28/2019
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Learn about what to expect from lectio divina.

Duration:00:09:24