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The Athanasian Creed: Second Month—Day 29

9. The Father unlimited, the Son unlimited, and the Holy Spirit unlimited.


God is the maker of the Bear and Orion, the Pleiades,
And the constellations of the south.
He does great things that cannot be fathomed
And wonderful works that cannot be counted. (Job 9:9-10)

Reading (Lectio)

    Slowly read the Scripture passage several times.

Meditation (Meditatio)

  • Reflect and ruminate on the words and phrases in the text.
  • Which words, phrases, or images speak most to you?

Prayer (Oratio)

  • Offer the internalized passage back to God in the form of a personalized prayer of adoration, confession, renewal, petition, intercession, affirmation, or thanksgiving.

Contemplation (Contemplatio)

  • What word or image encapsulates the spirit of the passage for you?
  • Take a few minutes to present yourself before God in silence and yieldedness. When your mind wanders, center yourself by returning to the spirit of the passage.

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