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 note 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 dating with the Divine. acutely aware that coming near the note of God calls for a unique form of presence, the writer invitations you to respire within the observe, wait earlier than the observe, stroll in the course of the pages of Scripture as a pilgrim, and, ultimately, abide in an intimate and remodeling communion with God.

The layout of the publication lends itself not just to day-by-day own prayer and mirrored image, yet to staff religion sharing as well.

Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB, writer of the popular A Tree choked with Angels (HarperCollins) and Seven Sacred Pauses (Ave Maria), is widely known for her inventive non secular writings and retreat ministry. She can also be a standard columnist for Stepping Stones, the Little Rock Scripture research publication. She has lived monastic existence for 50 years and makes her domestic with the Sisters of St. Scholastica, a Benedictine monastery in castle Smith, Arkansas. Writing and retreat ministry became part of her evolving cal. stopover at her own weblog at

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