Monthly Archives: April 2012

Daily Meditation: April 30, 2012

Losing and Gaining Our Lives The great paradox of life is that those who lose their lives will gain them. This paradox becomes visible in very ordinary situations. If we cling to our friends, we may lose them, but when … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: April 29, 2012

Making Our Lives Available to Others One of the arguments we often use for not writing is this: “I have nothing original to say. Whatever I might say, someone else has already said it, and better than I will ever … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: April 28, 2012

Writing to Save the Day Writing can be a true spiritual discipline. Writing can help us to concentrate, to get in touch with the deeper stirrings of our hearts, to clarify our minds, to process confusing emotions, to reflect on … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: April 27, 2012

Writing, Opening a Deep Well Writing is not just jotting down ideas. Often we say: “I don’t know what to write. I have no thoughts worth writing down.” But much good writing emerges from the process of writing itself. As … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: April 26, 2012

Question from Above What are spiritual questions? They are questions from above. Most questions people ask of Jesus are questions from below, such as the question about which of a woman’s seven husbands she will be married to in the … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: April 25, 2012

The Answer to Our Questions We spend a lot of time and energy raising questions. Is it worth it? It is always good to ask ourselves why we raise a question. Do we want to get useful information? Do we … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: April 24, 2012

Fulfilling a Mission When we live our lives as missions, we become aware that there is a home from where we are sent and to where we have to return. We start thinking about ourselves as people who are in … Continue reading

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