Soul Storying: Lectio Divina for Christmastide

Sometimes we can get super overwhelmed by the constant stream of headlines, news, rage, and division. If we hang out on Instagram, we may be overwhelmed with thoughts that we’re not living up to our culture’s expectations and thoughts that we’re not worthy of the love and attention others are worthy of.

Let’s ground ourselves in something larger than the headlines and the perfectly curated images and stories that can never tell the full story.

If you need a break from the onslaught of information and images and want to set aside 10 minutes or less to connect with God through Lectio Divina during Christmastide, check out the links below that provide audio files using passages from the Daily Office readings for each day of Christmastide from The Book of Common Prayer.

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It's Still Christmas

Almighty God and Father of light, a child is born for us and a son is given to us. Your eternal Word leaped down from heaven in the silent watches of the night, and now your Church is filled with wonder at the nearness of her God. Open our hearts to receive his life and increase our vision with the rising of dawn, that our lives may be filled with his glory and his peace, who lives and reigns forever and ever. Amen.

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