Monthly Archives: September 2012

Day 30 – Can You Drink the Cup? – Henri Nouwen

Day 30 Can You Drink the Cup? Henri Nouwen It is not easy to do this. For a long time we might not feel capable of accepting our own life; we might keep fighting for a better or at least … Continue reading

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Day 29 – Can You Drink the Cup? – Henri Nouwen

Day 29 Can You Drink the Cup? Henri Nouwen At worst, drinking together is saying, “We trust each other enough that we don’t want to poison each other.” At best, it is saying, “I want to get close to you … Continue reading

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Day 28 – Can You Drink the Cup? – Henri Nouwen

Day 28 Can You Drink the Cup? Chapter 7 DRINKING The cup that we hold and lift we must drink. I have very vivid memories of my first year at the University of Nijmegen in Holland. I had just been … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Can You Drink the Cup? – Henri Nouwen

Day 27 Can You Drink the Cup? Henri Nouwen We truly need each other to claim all of our lives and to live them to the fullest. We need each other to move beyond our guilt and shame and to … Continue reading

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Day 26 – Can You Drink the Cup? – Henri Nouwen

Day 26 Can You Drink the Cup? Henri Nouwen Many came together for the occasion in the Dayspring Chapel. Bill held the book and lifted it up for all to see. It was a beautifully colored ring binder with many … Continue reading

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Day 25 – Can You Drink the Cup? – Henri Nouwen

Day 25 Can You Drink the Cup? Henri Nouwen But during twenty-five years at Daybreak, he gradually has become a different person. He has made friends. He has developed a close relationship with a family he can visit on weekends … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Can You Drink the Cup? – Henri Nouwen

Day 24 Can You Drink the Cup? Henri Nouwen Chapter 6 To LIFE We lift the cups of our lives to bring life to each other. In the Daybreak community, celebration is an essential part of our life together. We … Continue reading

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Day 23 – Can You Drink the Cup? – Henri Nouwen

Day 23 Can You Drink the Cup? Henri Nouwen Jesus, however, took upon himself all this suffering and lifted it up on the cross, not as a curse but as a blessing. Jesus made the cup of God’s wrath into … Continue reading

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Day 22 – Can You Drink the Cup? – Henri Nouwen

Day 22 Can You Drink the Cup? Henri Nouwen Many people feel cursed-cursed by God with illnesses, losses, handicaps, and misfortunes. They believe their cup doesn’t carry any blessings. It is the cup of God’s wrath, the cup Jeremiah speaks … Continue reading

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