This method of using imagination in prayer asks us to place ourselves back in time into the Biblical scene. Use your senses to imagine what you might see, hear, feel, taste, and/or smell. St. Ignatius, founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuit Order), “encouraged people to develop an intimate relationship with God who loves them and desires the best for them.” It seeks to find the truth of our heart and not just the truth of facts.
Using the method of Lectio Divina:
Note: It can be helpful to repeat the above steps using the same passage on multiple occasions, diving deeper into the experience each time.
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