Introducing Discovery Prayer or Lectio Divina
Description: This week Dan and Melissa provide the layout for a successful experience in prayer by introducing discovery prayer, also known as Lectio Divina.
Topics/Questions covered in the show:
- The spiritual Doctors of the Church describe mental prayer as being essential to a successful prayer life.
- By praying discovery prayer with the Gospels, one will encounter Christ, who transforms the soul.
- Discovery prayer consists of reading, reflecting, responding, resting and resolving.
- What are the sacred elements of prayer?
- Spiritualdirection.com – website
- EWTN Global Catholic Radio
- Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation
- EWTN Religious Catalogue – online
- Into the Deep: Finding Peace Through Prayer by Dan Burke
- Questions? Send an e-mail to Questions@myavila.com or call 818-646-7729. Please leave your name, location, and question(s).
What is Divine Intimacy Radio?
The Divine Intimacy Radio Show is a haven of rest and wellspring of spiritual life for those seeking intimacy with God and the enlightened path of Catholic mystical and ascetical wisdom.
Every week, Dan Burke and Melissa Elson explore topics related to the interior life and Catholic teaching, including prayer, spiritual direction, meditation, contemplation, and holiness.
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