Daily Meditations



May 5, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 6, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “The Temptation to Hoard” As fearful people we are inclined to develop a mind-set that makes us say, “There’s not...

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May 5, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 5, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “God’s Generosity” God is a god of abundance, not a god of scarcity. Jesus reveals to us God’s abundance when he...

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May 4, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 4, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Signposts on the Way to God” How do we know about God’s love, God’s generosity, God’s kindness...

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April 30, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for April 30, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Losing and Gaining Our Lives” The great paradox of life is that those who lose their lives will gain them. This paradox...

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April 29, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for April 29, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Making Our Lives Available to Others” One of the arguments we often use for not writing is this: “I have nothing original...

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April 28, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for April 28, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Writing, Opening a Deep Well” Writing is not just jotting down ideas. Often we say, “I don’t know what to write. I...

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April 27, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for April 27, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Writing to Save the Day” Writing can be a true spiritual discipline. Writing can help us to concentrate, to get in touch...

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April 24, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for April 24, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “The Answers to Our Questions” We spend a lot of time and energy raising questions. ls it worth it? It is always good to...

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April 23, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for April 23, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Fulfilling a Mission” When we live our lives as missions, we become aware that there is a home from which we are sent and...

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April 22, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for April 22 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Being Sent Into the World” Each of us has a mission in life. Jesus prays to his Father for his followers, saying...

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April 21, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for April 21, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Going Beyond Our Wants” Sometimes we behave like children in a toy shop. We want this, and that, and then something else...

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April 20, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for April 20, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Healing Contradictions” The many contradictions in our lives—such as being home while feeling homeless, being busy while...

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