Monthly Archives: May 2011

Daily Meditation: May 31, 2011

I thank you Lord, with all my heart… I thank you for your faithfulness and love. (Psalm 137) Living a spiritual life requires a change of heart, a conversion. Such a conversion may be marked by a sudden inner change, or … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: May 30, 2011

The Spirit of Truth will be my witness. And you too will be my witnesses…I have told you all this so that your faith may not be shaken. (John 15) The Spiritual life does not remove us from the world but … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: May 29, 2011

Jesus said, ‘I will ask the Father who will give you another Advocate to be with you forever. This is the Spirit of truth…I will not leave you orphaned’. (John 14) As soon as we set our hearts on [the … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: May 28, 2011

Jesus Is Merciful Jesus, the Blessed Child of God, is merciful.  Showing mercy is different from  having pity.  Pity connotes distance, even looking down upon.  When a beggar asks for money and you give him something out of pity, you … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: May 27, 2011

Jesus Hungers and Thirsts for Uprightness Jesus, the Blessed Son of God, hungers and thirsts for uprightness.  He abhors injustice.  He resists those who try to gather wealth and influence by oppression and exploitation.  His whole being yearns for people … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: May 26, 2011

Jesus Mourns Jesus, the Blessed One, mourns.  Jesus mourns when his friend Lazarus dies (see John 11:33-36); he mourns when he overlooks the city of Jerusalem, soon to be destroyed (see Luke 19:41-44).  Jesus mourns over all losses and devastations … Continue reading

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Welcome to our New Daily Meditation Blog

The Henri Nouwen Society is pleased to introduce our new Daily Meditation Blog. For the past number of years we have been publishing a daily reflection e-mail. There are currently over 35,000 subscribers to the e-mail, which will be continuing … Continue reading

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