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Navigating Channels of Discovery Prayer or Lectio Divina

How to Navigate the Channels of Discovery Prayer or Lectio Divina

Description: Dan and Melissa discuss how to navigate the channels of discovery prayer (or Lectio Divina) and how to best deal with various situations that arise in prayer.

for post on how to navigate the channels of discovery prayerTopics/Questions covered on the show:

  • If your prayer time has ended, what should you do if you are not finished with all five steps of discovery prayer?
  • While praying, if the Lord blesses you with a consolation and your prayer time is complete, what should you do?
  • If you are having a consolation, should you move on to complete the steps of discovery prayer or rest with the consolation?


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Dan is the President of the Avila Foundation, the parent organization of SpiritualDirection.com, the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, Divine Intimacy Radio and Divine Intimacy Radio - Resources Edition, Into the Deep Parish Programs, the Apostoli Viae (Apostles of the Way) Community, the High Calling Seminary Preparation Program, and the FireLight Student Leadership Formation Program, author of the award-winning book, Navigating the Interior Life - Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God, Finding God Through Meditation-St. Peter of Alcantara, 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Into the Deep, Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux, and his newest book The Contemplative Rosary with St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila. In 2018, he launched the annual Avila Summit held at Hanceville, Alabama. Beyond his "contagious" love for Jesus and His Church, he is a grateful husband, father of four, and grandfather of one, the President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN News, Inc., a regular co-host on Register Radio, a writer, speaker and pilgrimage director who provides online spiritual formation and travels to share his conversion story and the great riches that the Church provides us through authentic Catholic spirituality. Dan has been featured on EWTN's Journey Home program and numerous radio programs.

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