Discernment has ratings and 63 reviews. Naomi said: The third of a posthumously published trilogy planned by Nouwen, the publishers recommend _Discer. In his 40 books on spirituality, Henri J. M. Nouwen touched upon discernment but never got around to putting his thoughts all together in one volume. Now in. In one of Nouwen’s earlier discernment journals, Gracias, the author records his spiritual struggle to ascertain whether God was calling him to.
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When I started reading Discernment, I did so with a sense of remorse. Discernment is faithful living and listening to God’s love and direction so that we can fulfill our individual calling and shared mission. Lists with This Book. Jul 06, Joy rated it it was amazing.
It reflects Nouwen’s wisdom and compassion which has been so helpful for so many people. There is so much good stuff about hearing and discerning the voice of God in this book!
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Henri Nouwen on prayer and discernment By Michael J. I highly recommend not only this book, but any Henri Nouwen book. If you have never read Henri Nouwen, this is a great place to start. I would not rate it a 5 star if it were a workbook on working out your “calling” or gaining the spiritual gift. Henri Nouwen, the world-renowned spiritual guide and counselor, understood the spiritual life as a journey of faith and transformation that is deepened by accountability, community, and relationships.
discerhment Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I can see no other way for discernment than to be committed to a life of unceasing prayer and contemplation, a life of deep communion with the Spirit of God.
Excellent read Written in plain English, I found this book to be an excellent source of guidance for my own spiritual journey. Living your purpose in kairos time Not all theoretical practices but author shares his own experience of discernment, discernmsnt how discernment is an act in waiting passionof how we should first know who we are beloved child of God before viscernment asked what is God’s purpose for us.
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As I continue my pilgrimage on this earth, Henri Nouwen is one of my favorite guides. Through his vulnerabilities, Nouwen shows the readers how deep the Father’s love for us lolalso his love for Jesus is easily discovered between the lines.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Some chapters of the book are highly connected to his Catholic background where I first found a bit hard to connect with, but nowuen the points he has shone new light on my understanding on the apostles. Times are changing and these cloistered nuns are adapting By Kristen Whitney Daniels. Wisdom for the Long Walk of Faith. Daily Meditations for Spiritual Living.
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Anyone nouden with The Spiritual Discernmetn would find much to relate to here, though it is warmer and more personable. I did fin Good for Group Study Each chapter concludes with a set of questions. Sep 24, Joe rated it it was amazing. Nkuwen book somehow helped me know more about the author, the breakthrough was in the same vulnerabilities we all share. Many of the most illuminating flourishes from Nouwen are spelled out and contextualized more thoroughly in his earlier works.
Nouwen was a Dutch psychologist-priest who taught pastoral psychology at Notre Dame, Yale, and Harvard. See more posts by Michael J. Laird and Christensen have edited Nouwen’s writings, both public and private, nouwej show us, in a seamless and intimate way, Nowen’s own struggles and the discernment processes he followed to grow in his relationship with God and the world.
Nouwen talks in the book about watching for signs and signals and includes the voices of people past, present and future as “saints” that guide us if we listen. Jan 04, Keith Uffman added it Shelves: