Daily Meditations



July 15, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for July 15, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Being Broken” Jesus was broken on the cross. He lived his suffering and death not as an evil to avoid at all costsbut as a...

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July 14, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for July 14, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Being Blessed” Jesus is the Blessed One. When Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River a voice came from heavensaying...

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July 13, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for July 13, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Being Chosen” Jesus is taken by God, or, better, chosen by God. Jesus is the hosen One. From all eternity God haschosen...

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July 10, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for July 10, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Listening with Our Wounds” To enter into solidarity with a suffering person does not mean that we have to talk withthat...

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July 9, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for July 9, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Tending Our Own Wounds First” Our own experience with loneliness, depression, and fear can become a gift for others...

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July 8, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for July 8, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “How Time Heals” Nobody escapes being wounded. We all are wounded people whether physically, emotionally, mentally, or...

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July 7, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for July 7, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “How Time Heals” “Time heals,” people often say. This is not true when it means that we will eventually forget...

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July 6, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for July 6, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Beyond Jealousy” Jealousy arises easily in our hearts. In the parable of the prodigal son, the elder son is jealous that...

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July 2, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for July 2, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Becoming Fathers and Mothers” What are we going to do when we get home? When the two sons of the parable of the prodigal...

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July 1, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for July 1, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “A Lifelong Journey” Going home is a lifelong journey. There are always parts of ourselves that wander off in dissipation or...

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June 30, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for June 30, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Coming Home” In the parable of the prodigal son (see Luke 15:11-32), there are two sons: the younger son, who runs away...

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June 26, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for June 26, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “A Courageous Life” “Have courage we often say to one another. Courage is a spiritual virtue. The word courage comes...

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