In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re continuing our Lenten series in partnership with Formation Foundations, a guided reflection series for Common House. This week, we’re further exploring the posture of grace and its “unforced rhythms.” We’re gleaning from the wisdom of Jesuit poet Gerard Manley Hopkins this week, and today we’re reading a selection from “Heaven-Haven.”
I have desired to go
Where springs not fail,
To fields where flies no sharp and sided hail,
And a few lilies blow.
And I have asked to be
Where no storms come,
Where the green swell is in the havens dumb,
And out of the swing of the sea.
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I invite you to visit the Sacred Pilgrim Facebook page where you can share your word or phrase and what came up for you during your prayer time.
I also invite you to check out Common House and join us for the Formation Foundation series throughout Lent. Common House is the online community created by Sacred Ordinary Days, and I am honored to have been brought on staff to be the director.