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A hard struggle is required.... But this struggle is not beyond our strength. It calls from some very specific, well-planned steps. It calls for a few moments a day in the presence of God when we can listen to his voice precisely in the midst of our many concerns. It also calls for the persistent endeavor to be with others in a new way by seeing them not as people to whom we can cling in fear, but as fellow human beings with whom we can create new space for God.--Michael Joseph Gross
Well written and easy to follow little book on spirituality.
In this book, Nouwen writes that the key to living a spiritual life is by understanding the difference between being busy and being fulfilled.
It's a short book that can be read in one sitting so you can sink your teeth into it then chew on it.
Thin, easy to read, but it is a book that will stimulate you to get closer to God. If you are even just attracted by the title, you want to get closer to God, this book can help... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
A good short read that reminds us of how many of us really are just too busy with life and worry and that the way we find peace is through life in the Spirit.Published 1 month ago by Mr. Daniel C. Johnson
Was very helpful to provide direction for slowing down, seeing its benefits. Some real nuggets of wisdom and perspective from Henri.Published 3 months ago by Greg Burnett
A beautifully written book. I found it to be very moving. Henri Nouwen shows us how to make all things new by taking the time to tend to our soul by our silently spoken prayers,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jordynnana
Nouwen's discussion of what it means to live out a spiritual life in the middle of our worries and business was deeply thought-provoking and really resonated with my spirit. Read morePublished 4 months ago by lsgrosso
I liked the book as a whole. It does a good job of laying out the issue. I also generally agree with the solutions, however I would have liked to hear more concrete methods of... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Don L