Archive: Feb 2017

Daily Meditation

Letting Go of Our Fear of God

February 28

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We are afraid of emptiness. Spinoza speaks about our “horror vacui,” our horrendous fear of vacancy. We like to occupy-fill up-every empty…read more

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Creating Space for God

February 27

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Discipline is the other side of discipleship. Discipleship without discipline is like waiting to run in the marathon without ever practicing. Discipline…read more

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Facing Our Mortality

February 26

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We all have dreams about the perfect life: a life without pain, sadness, conflict, or war. The spiritual challenge is to experience…read more

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Hidden Greatness

February 25

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There is much emphasis on notoriety and fame in our society. Our newspapers and television keep giving us the message: What counts…read more

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Bringing Our Secrets into the Light

February 24

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We all have our secrets: thoughts, memories, feelings that we keep to ourselves. Often we think, “If people knew what I feel…read more

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What Is Most Personal Is Most Universal

February 23

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We like to make a distinction between our private and public lives and say, “Whatever I do in my private life is…read more

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The Balance Between Closeness and Distance

February 22

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Intimacy between people requires closeness as well as distance. It is like dancing. Sometimes we are very close, touching each other or…read more

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True Intimacy

February 21

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Human relationships easily become possessive. Our hearts so much desire to be loved that we are inclined to cling to the person…read more

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