Topic 6: Experiencing the Longing to Touch God: Lessons from Lectio Divina and Simply Love: Lessons from The Cloud of Unknowing
What is attractive to you about Lectio Divina? What is the difference between this form of prayer and mental reflection on a reading? When you practice this prayer, which has been called the art of sacred reading, what seem to be the fruits? What questions remain for you?
Prayer that is rooted in Cloud of Unknowing is a silent, still, ―centered‖ prayer. How would you distinguish the goal of this prayer from mental stillness or inner peace? If you commit to practicing this prayer for at least a week, what changes do you note in your life?