A Time to Receive and a Time to Give

Meditation Theme: Compassion and Caregiving

Daily Meditation

A Time to Receive and a Time to Give

July 11

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It is important to know when we can give attention and when we need attention. Often we are inclined to give, give,…read…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…read more

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A Father’s As Well As a Mother’s Love

July 05

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The father in the story of the prodigal son is mother as well. His running out to welcome his son, his embrace…read…read more

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Becoming Fathers and Mothers

July 02

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What are we going to do when we get home? When the two sons of the parable of the prodigal son both…read…read more

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A Lifelong Journey

July 01

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Going home is a lifelong journey. There are always parts of ourselves that wander off in dissipation or get stuck in resentment….read…read more

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Jesus’ Compassion

May 21

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Jesus is called Emmanuel which means “God-with-us” (see Matthew 1: 22-23). The great paradox of Jesus’ life is that he, whose words…read…read more

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The Authority of Compassion

April 12

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Mostly we think of people with great authority as higher up, far away, hard to reach. But spiritual authority comes from compassion…read…read more

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The Autumn of Life

March 29

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The autumn leaves can dazzle us with their magnificent colors: deep red, purple, yellow, gold, bronze, in countless variations and combinations. Then,…read…read more

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