The Daily Office Probably isn't What You Think

September 25th, 2014 | John Chandler

There is a longstanding Christian tradition called the Daily Office, though it isn’t as widely known of late. It is kind of, kind of, what it sounds like.

The word office is rooted in the Latin word for work: ‘Opus’. It is a practice of recognizing set times throughout the day to participate in the work of God through prayer and readings. As we spend time this fall thinking about what it means to see time as a sacred reality, it’s a daily practice we invite you to consider as a way of seeing God’s sacred touch on your days.

There are any number of ancient and contemporary tools you can use to practice the Daily Office, but here are two we think could be helpful for you: