Meditation Theme: Loneliness and Solitude

Daily Meditation

Focussing Our Minds and Hearts

August 17

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How can we stay in solitude when we feel that deep urge to be distracted by people and events? The most simple…read more

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Clinging to God in Solitude

August 16

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When we enter into solitude to be with God alone, we quickly discover how dependent we are. Without the many distractions of…read more

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Protecting Our Hiddenness

August 15

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If indeed the spiritual life is essentially a hidden life, how do we protect this hiddenness in the midst of a very…read more

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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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Tending Our Own Wounds First

July 09

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Our own experience with loneliness, depression, and fear can become a gift for others, especially when we have received good care. As…read more

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Praying to Die Well

May 14

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Many people say, “I am not afraid of death, but I am afraid of dying.” This is quite understandable, since dying often…read more

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Healing Contradictions

April 20

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The many contradictions in our lives – such as being home while feeling homeless, being busy while feeling bored, being popular while…read more

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