The Authority of Compassion

Archive: Oct 2016

Daily Meditation

The Authority of Compassion

October 26

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The Church often wounds us deeply. People with religious authority often wound us by their words, attitudes, and demands. Precisely because our…read more

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Meeting Christ in the Church

October 25

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Loving the Church does not require romantic emotions. It requires the will to see the living Christ among his people and to…read more

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Loving the Church

October 24

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Loving the Church often seems close to impossible. Still, we must keep reminding ourselves that all people in the Church – whether…read more

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Being in the Church, Not of It

October 23

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Often we hear the remark that we have to live in the world without being of the world. But it may be…read more

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The Garden of the Saints

October 22

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The Church is a very human organization but also the garden of God’s grace. It is a place where great sanctity keeps…read more

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The Church, God’s People

October 21

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As Jesus was one human person among many, the Church is one organization among many. And just as there may have been…read more

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Superabundant Grace

October 20

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Over the centuries the Church has done enough to make any critical person want to leave it. Its history of violent crusades,…read more

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The Two Sides of One Faith

October 19

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Our faith in God who sent his Son to become God-with-us and who, with his Son, sent his Spirit to become God-within-us…read more

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