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How to Pray the Bible

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By Father Luke Dysinger

A slow, contemplative praying of the Scriptures enables us to discover in our daily life an underlying spiritual rhythm. Within this rhythm, we discover an increasing ability to offer more of ourselves and our relationships to the Father, and to accept the embrace that God is continuously extending to us in the person of his son, Jesus Christ.

Very often our concerns, our relationships, our hopes and aspirations, naturally intertwine with our meditations on the Scriptures. We can attend "with the ear of our hearts" to our own memories, listening for God's presence in the events of our lives. We experience Christ reaching out to us through our own memories. Our own personal story becomes salvation history.

These steps will lead you through the process of praying the word of God.


Adapted with permission of the author. For more on this subject, see
An Invitation to Centering Prayer.
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