Monthly Archives: March 2020



March 29, 2020

Fifth Sunday in Lent Year A, Revised Common Lectgionary Ezekiel 37:1-14 The hand of the LORD came upon me, and he brought me out by the spirit of the LORD and set me down in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. He led me all around them...

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March 28, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation for March 28, 2020Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey When Mourning and Dancing Touch Each Other [There is] a time for mourning, a time for dancing Ecclesiastes 3:4 But mourning and dancing are never fully separated...

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March 27, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation for March 27, 2020Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey Living Faithfully in an Ambiguous World Our hearts and minds desire clarity. We like to have a clear picture of a situation, a clear view of how things fit together...

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March 26, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation for March 26, 2020Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey Can fathers and mothers become friends of their children? Many children leave their parents to find freedom and in­dependence and return to them only occasionally...

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March 24, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation for March 24, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey There is a twilight zone in our own hearts that we ourselves cannot see. Even when we know quite a lot about ourselves—our gifts and weaknesses, our ambitions and...

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March 25, 2020

Daily Devotions “When Work Gets In the Way” The Fifth Wednesday of Lent March 25, 2020 Tonight’s Lenten service was built around the story of Mary and Martha, found in Luke 10: 38-42. Rather than a meditation and prayer, I thought I’d share some...

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March 23, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation for March 22, 2020Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey Sharing Our Solitude A friend is more than a therapist or a confessor, even though a friend can sometimes heal us and offer us God’s forgiveness. A friend is...

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March 22, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation for March 22, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey “Know yourself” is good advice. But to know ourselves doesn’t mean to analyze ourselves. Sometimes we want to know ourselves as if we were machines that...

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March 21, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation for March 21, 2020 Henri Nowen, Bread for the Journey Are we friends with ourselves? Do we love who we are? These are important questions because we cannot develop good friendships with others unless we have befriended...

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March 20, 2020

Daily Devotions Good morning, friends! “For the duration,” as they say, I’ll try to send out a daily devotional by Henri Nouwen, from his book Bread for the Journey. Here’s his meditation for March 20: A Still Place in the Market “Be still and...

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