Daily Meditations



June 9, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for June 9, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Empowered to Pray” Prayer is the gift of the Spirit. Often we wonder how to pray, when to pray, and what to pray. We can...

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June 8, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for June 8, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Empowered to Speak” The Spirit that Jesus gives us empowers us to speak. Often when we are expected to speak in front of...

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June 5, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for June 5, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “God’s Breath Given to Us” Being the living Christ today means being filled with the same Spirit that filled Jesus...

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June 4, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for June 4, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Being Clothed in Christ” Being a believer means being clothed in Christ. Paul says, ‘Every one of you that has been...

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June 3, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for June 3, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Claiming the Identity of Jesus” When we think about Jesus as that exceptional, unusual person who lived long ago and whose...

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June 2, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for June 2, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Being Like Jesus” Very often we distance ourselves from Jesus. We say, ‘What Jesus knew we cannot know, and what...

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June 1, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for June 1, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Jesus Is In the World, But Not of It” The Beatitudes offer us a self-portrait of Jesus. At first it might seem to be a most...

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May 29, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 29, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Jesus Is Pure of Heart” Jesus, the Beloved of God, has a pure heart. Having a pure heart means willing one thing. Jesus...

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May 28, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 28, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Jesus Is Merciful” Jesus, the Blessed Child of God, is merciful. Showing mercy is different from having pity. Pity connotes...

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May 27, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 27, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Jesus Hunger and Thirsts for Righteousness” Jesus, the Blessed Child of God, hungers and thirsts for uprightness. He abhors...

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May 26, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 26, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Jesus Mourns” Jesus, the Blessed One, mourns. Jesus mourns when his friend Lazarus dies (see John 11:33-36); he mourns when...

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May 25, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 25, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Jesus Is Gentle” Jesus, the Blessed One, is gentle. Even though he speaks with great fervor and biting criticism against...

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