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Lectio Divina at Today’s Christian Woman



I’ve enjoyed over a decade of newspaper reporting (off and on), a couple years of inching my way into the freelance writing industry, and many rejections (okay, I haven’t enjoyed those so much.) But one of my goals has been to have an accepted query letter, accepted manuscript and published story in a widely distributed magazine.

Well today’s that day! Today’s Christian Woman published an article I wrote called Lectio Divina: God’s Word for Us. I guess I have my Sunday School teacher, Matt Simpson, to thank for taking us through the book Invitation to a Journey by M. Robert Mulholland Jr. If it hadn’t been for that book, I wouldn’t even have a clue what Lectio Divina is, let alone write an article about my experience with it 😉

I am so excited to have seen one of my writing goals met, and to be in such a great magazine is an honor.

I’d love for you to read the story here. And while you’re at TCW read some other stuff too. They’re always posting great new articles. (My link takes you to the article, but I think you have to have a subscription to the online magazine to read beyond the first page.)


Author: Kim Harms

I am the wife of a guitar-playing, worship-leading, adventure-loving husband. I am the mother of three incredible sons: two of whom recently surpassed me in height, and one of whom I am going to pretend is still my baby. I am saved by grace; a daughter of the King who was and is and is to come. *** I am a regular contributor at Today’s Christian Woman, a monthly blogger at Inspire a Fire and have freelanced for a variety of publications including Chicken Soup for the Soul and Guideposts. *** The 500 Dresses ministry that I started with my mom in 2010 is our way of answering the call to serve those in poverty.

2 thoughts on “Lectio Divina at Today’s Christian Woman

  1. I had never heard of Lectio Divina either, until this year, when I began a Bible Study in my church that used this approach. I will be continuing to study scripture this way all summer until the fall Bible study~ I love it!

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