A different person reads each section. We pause after each reading--sitting quietly for a minute or two after the 'whole' is finished.
Then each person is invited to quote the phrase that somehow 'spoke' to them.
After everyone has had a chance to speak, we read the whole thing again. Same process--only at the end each person is invited to say, in a minute or two, something about what it was that spoke to them.
There's no cross-talk or conversation. We 'just' listen--and do our best to 'hold' what each person says with interest.
Then we meditate for 20 minutes. At the end, anybody who wants to can speak again.
Finding practices that slow us down to savor and steep in wisdom is one of the most helpful and healthy things we can do for ourselves.
Here's the lectio we used this morning: