Etchings in the Sand…

Thoughts and Photos from the Desert…

Henri Nouwen

I was moved by this comment on Henri Nouwen, published this morning on North-Woods.

“…our
generation’s Kierkegaard.

By sharing his own struggles, he mentored us
all,

helping us to pray while not knowing how to pray,

to rest while
feeling restless,

to be at peace while tempted,

to feel safe while
still anxious,

to be surrounded by a cloud of light while still in
darkness,

and to love while still in doubt.”

~Ronald Rolheiser,
from the dedication of his book The Holy Longing

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