Meditation Theme: Downward Mobility / Social Justice

Daily Meditation

The Treasure of the Poor

August 20

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The poor have a treasure to offer precisely because they cannot return our favours. By not paying us for what we have…read more

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Daily Meditation

Meeting God in the Poor

August 19

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When we are not afraid to confess our own poverty, we will be able to be with other people in theirs. The…read more

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Daily Meditation

Our Poverty, God’s Dwelling Place

August 18

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How can we embrace poverty as a way to God when everyone around us wants to become rich? Poverty has many forms….read more

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Daily Meditation

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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Daily Meditation

Jesus Comes to Us in the Poor

August 04

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What finally counts is not whether we know Jesus and his words but whether we live our lives in the Spirit of…read more

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Daily Meditation

Downward Mobility

June 28

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The society in which we live suggests in countless ways that the way to go is up. Making it to the top,…read more

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Daily Meditation

Jesus is Poor

May 24

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Jesus, the Blessed One, is poor. The poverty of Jesus is much more than an economic or social poverty. Jesus is poor…read more

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Daily Meditation

Losing and Gaining Our Lives

April 30

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The great paradox of life is that those who lose their lives will gain them. This paradox becomes visible in very ordinary…read more

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