Jesus’ Loneliness

Meditation Theme: Wounds and Suffering

Daily Meditation

Jesus’ Loneliness

July 31

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When Jesus came close to his death, he no longer could experience God’s presence. He cried out: “My God, my God, why…read…read more

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Recognizing Christ in Suffering Communities

July 19

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Communities as well as individuals suffer. All over the world there are large groups of people who are persecuted, mistreated, abused, and…read…read more

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Listening With Our Wounds

July 10

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To enter into solidarity with a suffering person does not mean that we have to talk with that person about our own…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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The Wounded Healer

July 08

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Nobody escapes being wounded. We all are wounded people, whether physically, emotionally, mentally, or spiritually. The main question is not “How can…read…read more

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How Time Heals

July 07

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“Time heals,” people often say. This is not true when it means that we will eventually forget the wounds inflicted on us…read…read more

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The Tears of the Father

July 04

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The father in the story of the prodigal son suffered much. He saw his younger son leave, knowing the disappointments, rejections and…read…read more

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Taking Up Our Crosses

June 29

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Jesus says: “If anyone wants to be a follower of mine, let him … take up his cross and follow me” (Matthew…read…read more

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