Jesus’ Loneliness

Archive: Jul 2017

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Jesus’ Loneliness

July 31

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When Jesus came close to his death, he no longer could experience God’s presence. He cried out: “My God, my God, why…read more

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Two Kinds of Loneliness

July 30

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In the spiritual life we have to make a distinction between two kinds of loneliness. In the first loneliness, we are out…read more

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Spiritual Dryness

July 29

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Sometimes we experience a terrible dryness in our spiritual life. We feel no desire to pray, don’t experience God’s presence, get bored…read more

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Putting Our Temperaments in the Service of God

July 28

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Our temperaments – whether flamboyant, phlegmatic, introverted, or extroverted – are quite permanent fixtures of our personalities. Still, the way we “use”…read more

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A Window on Our Spiritual Lives

July 27

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Even though our emotional and spiritual lives are distinct, they do influence one another profoundly. Our feelings often give us a window…read more

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The Dynamics of the Spiritual Life

July 26

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Our emotional lives and our spiritual lives have different dynamics. The ups and downs of our emotional life depend a great deal…read more

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Digging Into Our Spiritual Resources

July 25

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When someone hurts us, offends us, ignores us, or rejects us, a deep inner protest emerges. It can be rage or depression,…read more

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Overcoming Our Mood Swings

July 24

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Are we condemned to be passive victims of our moods? Must we simply say: “I feel great today” or “I feel awful…read more

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