I am so moved by the Eucharistic readings for today for they all speak pointedly and profoundly to my current difficulties.
Do click through and read them all if you have a little time. They are quite short and will only take you a few minutes.
There is one line from the Epistle reading that penetrates even more that the others:
And here's something else that gives me consolation today:
Consider him who endured such hostility against himself from sinners, so that you may not grow weary or lose heart.
- From Hebrews 12
Solitude does not necessarily mean living apart from others; rather, it means never living apart from one’s self.-- Parker Palmer from A Hidden Wholeness