What is Lectio Divina?

Lectio Divina is a way of prayer that allows one to become intimate with and immersed in scripture. In Genesis 28:10-22, Jacob sees a ladder reading to the heavens. The four rungs of the ladder are: Lectio, Meditatio, Oratio, and Contemplatio. These are the four stages of Lectio Divina that you can use to reflect