Henri Nouwen understood the spiritual life as a journey of faith and transformation, marked by distinct movements and corresponding disciplines, and deepened by accountability, community, and ministry. This book will provide readers with an experience in spiritual direction with Nouwen, well-known author, priest, and guide. Readings, stories, questions for personal reflection and guided journal inquiry as articulated by Nouwen in his courses on spiritual direction/formation and in his personal and group spiritual direction sessions are gathered to provide an unparalleled resource on a thoughtful spiritual life.
Henri Nouwen (1932-1996) is the author of With Open Hands, Reaching Out, The Wounded Healer, Making All Things New, and many other bestsellers. He was the senior pastor of L'Arche Daybreak in Toronto, Canada, a community where mentally disabled men and women and their assistants create a home together.