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By Henri J. M. Nouwen

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ISBN-13: 9780060663148

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Discovering religion in a Time of Sorrow loved writer Henri Nouwen displays at the non secular importance of demise and lifestyles during this relocating meditation devoted to "all those that undergo the soreness that demise can deliver and who look for new life."

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I have a feeling that to the degree we can experience the fact that mother died for you, for her children, and for many others, our own death will have more meaning for us. I will try to explain this to you in such a way that you can find a certain obviousness in this idea. Let me start with your own observation, which you have often made since mother’s death, namely, that she lived her life for others. The more you reflected on her life, looked at her portraits, read her letters, and listened to what others said about her, the more you realized how her 54 whole life was lived in the service of other people.

He makes very clear what power a man can have who has befriended his own death. I know how much this book has moved you, and I was very happy with the copy I just received. Wouldn’t you say that Floris Bakels was able to survive the horrors of Dachau and other camps and write about it thirty-two years later precisely because he had befriended death? ” Fear of death often drives us into death, but by befriending death, we can face our mortality and choose life freely. But how do we befriend death?

I do so many other things and have so many secondary identities—teacher, speaker, and writer—that it is easy to consider the Eucharist as the least important part of my life. But the opposite is true. The Eucharist is the center of my life and everything else receives its meaning from that center. I am saying this with so much emphasis in the hope that you will understand what I mean when I say that my life must be a continuing proclamation of the death and resurrection of Christ. It is first and foremost through the Eucharist that this proclamation takes place.

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