Henri Nouwen

God

Henri Nouwen quote : Ministry is the least …

Ministry is the least important thing. You cannot not minister if you are in communion with God and live in…

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Fear

Henri Nouwen quote : Intimacy is not a …

Intimacy is not a happy medium. It is a way of being in which the tension between distance and closeness…

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God

Henri Nouwen quote : In their poverty the …

In their poverty, the mentally handicapped reveal God to us and hold us close to the gospel. Henri Nouwen

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God

Henri Nouwen quote : Jesus didn’t say ‘Blessed …

Jesus didn’t say, ‘Blessed are those who care for the poor.’ He said, ‘Blessed are we where we are poor,…

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Friendship

Henri Nouwen quote : The friend who can …

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us…

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Friendship

Henri Nouwen quote : When we honestly ask …

When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it…

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Life

Henri Nouwen quote : The greatest trap in …

The greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity or power, but self-rejection. Henri Nouwen

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Patience

Henri Nouwen quote : To learn patience is …

To learn patience is not to rebel against every hardship. Henri Nouwen

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Fear

Henri Nouwen quote : Our Western society is …

Our Western society is showing its technological muscles in ever more threatening ways, but the experience of fear, anxiety and…

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Love

Henri Nouwen quote : The journey from teaching …

The journey from teaching about love to allowing myself to be loved proved much longer than I realised. Henri Nouwen

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