If we need a friend during the times that depression brings, then Vanier offers himself as one of those friends. -- Spiritual Book News
Its author has lived long and intently with what he describes so his assessments are lucid and his prescriptions credible. -- Prairie Messenger (Saskatchewan)
About the Author
After years of studying and teaching philosophy, Jean Vanier founded L'Arche, named after Noah's ark, a network of more than one hundred communities in thirty countries, inhabited by people with disabilities and their caregivers. Vanier is the son of former governor general of Canada Georges Vanier. Jean Vanier is also co-founder, with Marie-Hélène Mathieu, of Faith and Light, which brings together people with disabilities and their family and friends. There are now 1,300 Faith and Light communities in seventy-five countries.