We have in the Scriptures a treasury of guidance, strength, hope, and comfort. The Scriptures are worthy to be read seriously and critically; they are also worthy to be read devotionally. An especially meaningful way to read the Scriptures devotionally is to follow an ancient monastic practice called lectio divina, holy reading. Pay attention to what catches your attention: a word, a metaphor, a story, a teaching, a song. Take into your heart, take into your memory what you’re drawn to.
-Br. Curtis Almquist, SSJE