Minute Meditations

Presented by Benedictine University, Campus Ministry

Charles H. Spurgeon — April 28, 2017
Joan Chittister, OSB — April 27, 2017
Pope Benedict XVI — April 26, 2017

Pope Benedict XVI

“Peace aims at the overcoming of boundaries and at the renewal of the earth through the peace that comes from God. The earth ultimately belongs to the meek, to the peaceful, the Lord tells us. It is meant to become the ‘land of the king of peace.’”

Question for Meditation: What do you think the “land of the king of peace” would look like?

James M. Barrie — April 25, 2017
Rabbi Pinchas Ben Yair, Mishnah Sota Chapter 9 Mishnah 15 — April 24, 2017

Rabbi Pinchas Ben Yair, Mishnah Sota Chapter 9 Mishnah 15

“Diligence leads to cleanliness, cleanliness leads to purity, and purity leads to separateness, and separateness leads to holiness, and holiness leads to humility, and humility leads to dread of sin, and dread of sin leads to piety, and piety leads to the Holy Spirit, and the Holy Spirit leads to the resurrection of the dead, and the resurrection of the dead will come with Elijah the Prophet, may he be remembered for good, Amen.”


Question for Meditation: Where does humility lead you?

Confucius — April 21, 2017
George Arliss — April 20, 2017
Guru Nanak — April 19, 2017
Philippians 8:9-11 — April 18, 2017

Philippians 8:9-11

“Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”


Question for Meditation: How does it make you feel to know that God is bigger than you?

Philippians 2:7b-8 — April 13, 2017