Tag Archives: Henri Nouwen

On Books That Made a Difference

Each of our spiritual journeys is influenced by different sources. For some, it may be a particular mentor. For others, it may be specific experiences. My journey is filled with persons and experiences, some positive, some not. But many of the … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Food

I’ve often heard people comment on what happens at their churches with the phrase “I’m not being fed.” I’ve even had that thought myself after dozing through an uninspired sermon. But wait! Am I not responsible for choosing what I … Continue reading

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On Spritual Mentors: Henri Nouwen

Throughout my spiritual journey, books have been constant companions. They challenge me. They infuriate me. They encourage me not to give up. Many books too have had an impact on me. To Kill A Mockingbird gave me a role model … Continue reading

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On Becoming a Wounded Healer

Have you ever read a book that changed your life? Some 30 years ago I came upon a book titled The Wounded Healer by Henri Nouwen. It’s impact on me continues to this day. The image of the Wounded Healer has been … Continue reading

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On Silence

Some years ago, I attended a retreat. I had requested a room alone, thinking that the silence would be perfect — an opportunity to reflect, meditate, and so on. So when I got to my room, I eagerly closed the … Continue reading

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