Wednesday, December 11. Before you read Psalm 146:5-10, write six sentences to describe God and God’s actions. Read the psalm and compare your list with the psalm. How are they alike? different?
Words from The Word: The Lord opens the eyes of the blind.The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down; the Lord loves the righteous.
- Psalm 146:8, NRSV
Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture from Matthew 11:2-6. Questions from John the Baptist.
Spiritual Tools: Take some time to let the peace of Christ enter you through Centering Prayer.
Prayer: God of hope, fill me with believing. Open my eyes to all the reason to hope all around me in your creation. Amen.
Art Credit: Original source: Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973. The Blind Man’s Meal (detail), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN.
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