Monthly Archives: December 2013

Daily Meditation: December 31, 2013

God’s Imagination So much of our energy, time, and money goes into maintaining distance from one another. Many if not most of the resources of the world are used to defend ourselves against each other, to maintain or increase our … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: December 30, 2013

Letting Go of Old Hurts One of the hardest things in life is to let go of old hurts. We often say, or at least think: “What you did to me and my family, my ancestors, or my friends I … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: December 29, 2013

A Ministry that Never Ends Reconciliation is much more than a one-time event by which a conflict is resolved and peace established. A ministry of reconciliation goes far beyond problem solving, mediation, and peace agreements. There is not a moment … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: December 28, 2013

Being Safe Places for Others When we are free from the need to judge or condemn, we can become safe places for people to meet in vulnerability and take down the walls that separate them. Being deeply rooted in the … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: December 27, 2013

A Nonjudgmental Presence To the degree that we accept that through Christ we ourselves have been reconciled with God we can be messengers of reconciliation for others. Essential to the work of reconciliation is a nonjudgmental presence. We are not … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: December 26, 2013

Claiming our Reconciliation How do we work for reconciliation? First and foremost by claiming for ourselves that God through Christ has reconciled us to God. It is not enough to believe this with our heads. We have to let the … Continue reading

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Daily Meditation: December 25, 2013

The Task of Reconciliation What is our task in this world as children of God and brothers and sisters of Jesus? Our task is reconciliation. Wherever we go we see divisions among people – in families, communities, cities, countries, and … Continue reading

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