Meditation Theme: Wounds and Suffering

Daily Meditation

Being Handed Over to Suffering

April 09

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People who live close together can be sources of great sorrow for one another. When Jesus chose his twelve apostles, Judas was…read more

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Daily Meditation

From Blaming to Forgiving

April 08

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Our most painful suffering often comes from those who love us and those we love. The relationships between husband and wife, parents…read more

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Daily Meditation

Not Breaking the Bruised Reeds

March 17

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Some of us tend to do away with things that are slightly damaged. Instead of repairing them we say: “Well, I don’t…read more

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Daily Meditation

An Honest Being-With

March 15

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Being with a friend in great pain is not easy. It makes us uncomfortable. We do not know what to do or…read more

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The Spirit of Jesus Listening in Us

March 12

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Listening in the spiritual life is much more than a psychological strategy to help others discover themselves. In the spiritual life the…read more

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Daily Meditation

Our Unique Call

March 10

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So many terrible things happen every day that we start wondering whether the few things we do ourselves make any sense. When…read more

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Giving and Receiving Consolation

February 09

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Consolation is a beautiful word. It means “to be” (con-) “with the lonely one” (solus). To offer consolation is one of the…read more

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Care, the Source of All Cure

February 08

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Care is something other than cure. Cure means “change.” A doctor, a lawyer, a minister, a social worker-they all want to use…read more

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