What are some of your favorite traditions in church? at home?
Why are they meaningful to you?
When have you encountered traditions that are new to you?
Did you find them meaningful?
Have you ever experienced a tradition becoming more important than following Christ? (or equated with following Christ?). What was that like?
Acting on the Word
Each day this week, take at least 5 minutes for meditative prayer: Sit comfortably and focus on your breathing. Imagine being part of a larger body, with Jesus Christ as the head and other Christians as other parts of the body. What part are you? How are you connected to others?
Sunday: Colossians 2:6-7
Monday: Colossians 2:8-10
Saturday: Colossians 3:5-8
Read the passage out loud, slowly, at least twice. Then spend a few minutes pondering a word, phrase, or image that stands out to you. What does it evoke within you?