Meditation Theme: Wounds and Suffering

Daily Meditation

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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Solidarity in Weakness

February 01

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Joy is hidden in compassion. The word compassion literally means “to suffer with.” It seems quite unlikely that suffering with another person…read more

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Forgiving in the Name of God

January 28

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We are all wounded people. Who wounds us? Often those whom we love and those who love us. When we feel rejected,…read more

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Stepping over Our Wounds

January 09

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Sometimes we have to “step over” our anger, our jealousy, or our feelings of rejection and move on. The temptation is to…read more

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Fruits That Grow in Vulnerability

January 04

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There is a great difference between successfulness and fruitfulness. Success comes from strength, control, and respectability. A successful person has the energy…read more

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The Heart of Jesus

December 23

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Jesus is the vulnerable child, the humble preacher, the despised, rejected, and crucified Christ. But Jesus also is “the image of the…read more

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Light in the Darkness

December 22

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We walk in a “ravine as dark as death” (Psalm 23:4), and still we have nothing to fear because God is at…read more

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