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The Nicene Creed: First Month—Day 23

and of all things visible and invisible:

Scripture

Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer,
Who formed you in the womb:
I am the Lord, who makes all things,
Who alone stretches out the heavens,
Who spread out the earth by Myself. (Isaiah 44:24)

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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