Monthly Archives: January 2013

Week three: Holiness (January 21, 2013)

Preparation Recite Psalms 130 and 131 Moment of silence Presence through the word Psalm Reading Morning:   Psalm 3 Noon:        Psalm 55 Vespers:   Psalm 106:13-23 Night:       Psalm 122 Moment of Silence Scripture readings: -Monday:            Numbers 19 -Tuesday:            Hebrews 10:1-25 … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Happiness

The Atlantic Monthly recently published an article entitled “There’s More To Life Than Being Happy” (Link in the title). The author, Emily Esfahni Smith, takes some time to explore Viktor Frankl, his story, and book Man’s Search for Meaning. She … Continue reading

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Week Two: Gospel (January 14, 2013)

Preparation Recite Psalms 130 and 131 Moment of silence Presence through the word Psalm Reading Morning:   Psalm 2 Noon:        Psalm 54 Vespers:   Psalm 106:1-12 Night:       Psalm 121 Moment of silence Scripture readings: -Monday:            1 Corinthians 15:1-4; Rom. 1:16 -Tuesday:   … Continue reading

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Week One: Deliverance (week beginning January 7, 2013)

The full outline below (Preparation, Presence, Prayers, Practice) is meant to be utilized during an extended period in the day. Some people have a preference for a morning meditation time while others prefer time in the evening. The Psalm reading … Continue reading

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A Guide to Solitude Introduction: Part 3

Left over Psalms? You may have noticed that leaves three psalms! If you have your solitude time in the morning, what do you do with the psalms labeled “noon, vespers” and “night”? Quite simply, pray them at those times! At … Continue reading

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A Guide To Solitude Introduction: Part 2

How to use the weekly guide This guide for solitude is built around what are called the four offices: Morning (Prime), Noon (Sext), Evening (Vespers) and Night (Compline). To be certain, this is not typical for those in the restoration … Continue reading

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A Plan for Spending Time in Solitude: A 52 Week Guide to Solitude for 2013

Over the next year I am going to offer a weekly guide for solitude on my blog. Below is an introduction. The guide begins on the first Monday of the year (January 7, 2013). Over the next three days I … Continue reading

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