Visio Divina Guided Practice | Assumptions

We were so lucky to have Scott Erickson on the podcast this season! Not only did he share his wisdom and thoughtfulness, but he also shared his art and his spiritual director expertise! Over on Patreon each week we chose one of the pieces of art discussed in the episode and Scott walked us through a Visio Divina practice with that image. As a Christmas gift to all our listeners we wanted to share the first visio divina practice from episode one.

First you’ll hear Ruth introduce you to the practice of Visio Divina and help you to settle in. Then at 5:35 you’ll hear Scott begin the practice. We’ve left lots of room at the end to give you time and space to continue your practice.

As always we encourage you to do this in a set apart time, free from distraction and noise. You can find the image below, or you can find this same image at the beginning of Chapter 11, Assumptions, on page 88, of Scott’s book, Honest Advent.

Let us know how this practice was for you! We’ll be doing this each week during Advent. Praying for you as you open yourself to the unseen work of God this Advent season.

Artwork showing a pregnant Mary cradling her belly

Images discussed in today’s episode, by Scott Erickson from his book Honest Advent


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