I was just reading and praying this morning and can’t help but offer today’s reflection through Henri Nouwen, that great spiritual writer of the 20th Century.

2010 -6-13 to 7-1 nik 90 IA trip 757From the moment we claim the truth of being the Beloved, we are faced with the call to become who we are. Becoming the Beloved is the great spiritual journey we have to make.

As long as “being the Beloved” is little more than a beautiful thought or a lofty idea… nothing really changes. What is required is to become the Beloved in the commonplaces of my daily existence and, bit by bit, to close the gap that exists between what I know myself to be and the countless specific realities of everyday life.               – Henri Nouwen, Life of the Beloved

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