Daily Lectio Divina: Nonviolence is absolute commitment to the way of love

Daily Lectio Divina: Nonviolence is absolute commitment to the way of love

Episode 663

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we’re continuing our one-week series using some of the reverend’s Inspiring Words. In this episode, we’re using the following quotation:

Nonviolence is absolute commitment to the way of love. Love is not emotional bash; it is not empty sentimentalism. It is the active outpouring of one’s whole being into the being of another.

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Daily Lectio Divina: Be a bush if you can’t be a tree

Daily Lectio Divina: Be a bush if you can’t be a tree

Episode 662

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we’re continuing our one-week series using some of the reverend’s Inspiring Words. In this episode, we’re using the following quotation:

Be a bush if you can’t be a tree. If you can’t be a highway, just be a trail. If you can’t be a sun, be a star. For it isn’t by size that you win or fail. Be the best of whatever you are.

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Daily Lectio Divina: Darkness cannot drive out darkness

Daily Lectio Divina: Darkness cannot drive out darkness

Episode 661

In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we’re beginning our one-week series using some of the reverend’s Inspiring Words. In this episode, we’re using the following quotation:

Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.

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Daily Lectio Divina: Oh! May the God of green hope

Daily Lectio Divina: Oh! May the God of green hope

Episode 660

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re concluding our series on Blessings for a New Year by reading Romans 15:13.

Oh! May the God of green hope
fill you up with joy,
fill you up with peace,
so that your believing lives,
filled with the life-giving energy of the Holy Spirit,
will brim over with hope!

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Daily Lectio Divina: May all that is unforgiven in you

Daily Lectio Divina: May all that is unforgiven in you

Episode 659

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re using another blessing by John O’Donohue.

May all that is unforgiven in you
Be released.

May your fears yield
Their deepest tranquilities.

May all that is unlived in you
Blossom into a future
Graced with love.

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Daily Lectio Divina: May the beauty of God

Daily Lectio Divina: May the beauty of God

Episode 658

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re using another blessing by John Birch.

May the beauty of God
be reflected in your eyes,
the love of God
be reflected in your hands,
the wisdom of God
be reflected in your words,
and the knowledge of God
flow from your heart,
that all might see,
and seeing, believe.

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Daily Lectio Divina: May you see God’s light

Daily Lectio Divina: May you see God’s light

Episode 657

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re using another Irish blessing.

May you see God’s light on the path ahead
When the road you walk is dark.
May you always hear,
Even in your hour of sorrow,
The gentle singing of the lark.
When times are hard may hardness
Never turn your heart to stone,
May you always remember
when the shadows fall—
You do not walk alone.

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Daily Lectio Divina: Lord of my heart

Daily Lectio Divina: Lord of my heart

Episode 656

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re using a blessing by Robert van de Weyer.

Lord of my heart,
Give me vision to inspire me,
That working or resting,
I may always think of You.
Lord of my heart,
Give me light to guide me, that,
At home or abroad,
I may always walk in Your way.

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Daily Lectio Divina: The love of God be the passion in your heart

Daily Lectio Divina: The love of God be the passion in your heart

Episode 655

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re using a blessing by John Birch.

The love of God be the passion in your heart.
The joy of God your strength when times are hard.
The presence of God a peace that overflows.
The Word of God the seed that you might sow.

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Daily Lectio Divina: May love and laughter light your days

Daily Lectio Divina: May love and laughter light your days

Episode 654

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re using an old Irish blessing.

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life’s passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours!

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