Continuing our Lenten exploration with a question from Rachel Held Evans
“Is there a spiritual discipline that I’ve always wanted to try? How might I alter my daily routine to include one of these disciplines? And how can I engage all my senses—sight, sound, taste, smell, touch—as I practice them?”
Spiritual Disciplines are the intentional development of authentic Spiritual life and intimacy with God. Some examples are:
- praying the hours,
- lectio divina,
- stations of the cross,
You can find a deeper explanation of the Spiritual Disciplines here.
So now that we know what a Spiritual Discipline is, we need to figure out which one we want to do and when we can fit it into our endlessly busy life. Fasting is a common discipline for Lent – i.e. not drinking Cokes or eating chocolate. But will that change our life? What will we embrace in the void that is no coke drinking?