Lectio Divina: A Living Words Meditation

Lectio Divina– divine readings, or spiritual readings, to put it plainly. This is how people used the term for the majority of the middle ages which would suggest that lectio divina is synonymous with sacra pagina, “from the sacred page.” Of course, the Desert Fathers who created the practice of Lectio Divina used it as […]

Creation & Souls: Merkhavah Wears New Clothes

Tohu Wa Bohu (תֹהוּ וָבֹהוּ). ‘Without form, and void.’ describes the condition of Earth before God uttered a Word. Tohu is unique to Hebrew and doesn’t really have an English translation so we use words like unformed, chaos, or inconceivable. Tohu is inconceivable because it suggests this totality of a creative dynamism that overwhelms our […]