Choose a Contained Life

Archive: Aug 2019

Daily Meditation

Choose a Contained Life

August 24

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I know how great a temptation it is in times of anguish and agony to look away from our painful center and…read…read more

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Offer God Your Imperfections

August 23

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It is through our broken, vulnerable, mortal ways of being that the healing power of the eternal God becomes visible to us….read…read more

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Spiritual Freedom

August 22

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Freedom belongs to the core of the spiritual life; not just the freedom that releases us from forces that want to oppress…read…read more

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We Pray in the Context of Grace

August 21

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We enter into solitude first of all to meet our Lord and to be with him and him alone. Our primary task…read…read more

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To Pray is to Live

August 20

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Maybe someone will say to you, “You have to forgive yourself.” But that isn’t possible. What is possible is to open your…read…read more

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Poverty is a Quality of the Heart

August 19

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Poverty is the quality of the heart that makes us relate to life, not as a property to be defended but as…read…read more

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Receiving the Gifts of Others

August 18

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A gift only becomes a gift when it is received; and nothing we have to give—wealth, talents, competence, or just beauty— will…read…read more

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Our Gifts Are Not The Same As Our Talents

August 17

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More important than our talents are our gifts. We may have only a few talents, but we have many gifts. Our gifts…read…read more

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