Monthly Archives: June 2013

Daily Meditation: June 30, 2013

Coming Home In the parable of the prodigal son (Luke 15:11-32), there are two sons: the younger son, who runs away from home to an alien country, and the older son, who stays home to do his duty. The younger … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: June 29, 2013

Taking Up Our Crosses Jesus says: “If anyone wants to be a follower of mine, let him … take up his cross and follow me” (Matthew 16:24). He does not say: “Make a cross” or “Look for a cross.” Each … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: June 28, 2013

Downward Mobility The society in which we live suggests in countless ways that the way to go is up. Making it to the top, entering the limelight, breaking the record – that’s what draws attention, gets us on the front … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: June 27, 2013

Spiritual Courage Courage is connected with taking risks. Jumping the Grand Canyon on a motorbike, coming over Niagara Falls in a barrel, or crossing the ocean in a rowboat are called courageous acts because people risk their lives by doing … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: June 26, 2013

A Courageous Life “Have courage,” we often say to one another. Courage is a spiritual virtue. The word courage comes from the Latin word cor, which means “heart. A courageous act is an act coming from the heart. A courageous … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: June 25, 2013

Words That Create Community The word is always a word for others. Words need to be heard. When we give words to what we are living, these words need to be received and responded to. A speaker needs a listener. … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: June 24, 2013

Flesh Become Word The word must become flesh, but the flesh also must become word. It is not enough for us, as human beings, just to live. We also must give words to what we are living. If we do … Continue reading

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