Daily Meditations



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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May 25, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 22, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Jesus, the Blessed One” Jesus is the Blessed One. The word benediction, which is Latin form for the word blessing, means...

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May 21, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 21, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Jesus’ Compassion There is something beautiful about shyness, even though in our culture shyness is not considered a...

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May 20, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 20, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Jesus’ Freedom” Jesus was truly free. His freedom was rooted in his spiritual awareness that he was the Beloved Child...

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May 19, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 19, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “The Unfinished Business of Forgiveness” What makes us cling to life even when it is time to “move on”? ls it...

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May 18, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 18, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Dying With Grateful Hearts” When we speak about the Holy Spirit, we speak about the breath of God breathing in us. The...

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May 15, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 15, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Dying with Grateful Hearts” We often wonder how death will occur for us. Through illness, accident, war, or a natural...

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May 14, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 14, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Preparing to Die Well” Many people say, “I am not afraid of death, but I am afraid of dying.” This is quite...

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May 13, 2020

Daily Devotions Meditation, Prayers, and Assorted Stuff for May 13, 2020 Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey, “Emptiness and Fullness” Emptiness and fullness at first seem complete opposites. But in the spiritual life they are not. In...

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