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  Scripture Meditation - What is it?

I love to meditate and have been doing so for years. It was a little scary starting, because I thought I had to sit and not think for 20 minutes. That sounded crazy! My brain is too busy for that.

I started little by little. You can read my journey from newbie to meditation lover here. I include all the tools I used. I learned that there are many ways to meditate and all can benefit you.

Meditate Using Scripture

Today I want to teach you how to easily meditate, using the scriptures. It is a combination of all that I have learned over the past years put into an easy to do 3-5 minute chunk of time. I am so excited to share it with you. I know that everyone can benefit from this and start doing it right away.

From someone who has never meditated before to someone with years of experience.

Instructions

  1. Start by taking 3 deep breaths
  2. Sing a Hymn
  3. Touch Fingers one at a time with your thumb and chant “Be Still and Know that I am God.” (really any scripture or hymn) ** for 3 minutes.
  4. (Advanced option – Say it: out loud, whisper, silent, whisper, out loud)
  5. Then be silent for 1 minute. (As you have thoughts just let them float away)

This isn’t science, this is following the Spirit. So pray about it and figure out what works best for you. I tend to do something a little different every day. Though I start with deep breaths and end with a minute of silence.

Some of My favorite things to chant.

Be Still and Know that I am God.

Feast Upon the Words of Christ.

I Know that My Redeemer Lives.

Rejoice, rejoice the Savior has Come.