Friday, April 27, 2012

Daily 5 - Year 3, Day 249

Today's Daily 5:

  1. a quiet day at home
  2. working a bit at a creative project
  3. chicken shwarma for dinner with a friend
  4. a thought provoking evening event
  5. late night car conversations

Friday Reflections, April 27, 2012

Today's reflection is once again from Henri Nouwen, and is a reminder to me of why I continually pursue a life of healing and freedom.

Freedom Attracts 

When you are interiorly free you call others to freedom, whether you know it or not.  Freedom attracts wherever it appears.  A free man or a free woman creates a space where others feel safe and want to dwell.  Our world is so full of conditions, demands, requirements, and obligations that we often wonder what is expected of us.  But when we meet a truly free person, there are no expectations, only an invitation to reach into ourselves and discover there our own freedom.

Where true inner freedom is, there is God.  And where God is, there we want to be.