Monthly Archives: August 2013

Daily Meditation: August 31, 2013

A Choice Calling for Discipline When we look critically at the many thoughts and feelings that fill our minds and hearts, we may come to the horrifying discovery that we often choose death instead of life, curse instead of blessing. … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: August 30, 2013

Choosing Life God says, “I am offering you life or death, blessing or curse. Choose life, then, so that you and your descendants may live” (Deuteronomy 30:19). “Choose life.” That’s God’s call for us, and there is not a moment … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: August 29, 2013

The Companionship of the Dead As we grow older we have more and more people to remember, people who have died before us. It is very important to remember those who have loved us and those we have loved. Remembering … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: August 28, 2013

A Grateful Death When we think about death, we often think about what will happen to us after we have died. But it is more important to think about what will happen to those we leave behind. The way we … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: August 27, 2013

Being Ready to Die Death often happens suddenly. A car accident, a plane crash, a fatal fight, a war, a flood, and so on. When we feel healthy and full of energy, we do not think much about our deaths. … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: August 26, 2013

Remembering the Dead When we lose a dear friend, someone we have loved deeply, we are left with a grief that can paralyse us emotionally for a long time. People we love become part of us. Our thinking, feeling and … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: August 25, 2013

Love and the Pain of Leaving Every time we make the decision to love someone, we open ourselves to great suffering, because those we most love cause us not only great joy but also great pain. The greatest pain comes … Continue reading

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