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Love, Henri

Love, Henri

Letters on the Spiritual Life

by Henri J.M. Nouwen

"Nouwen's timeless words and loving spirit are quiet prayers that will forever live in my heart." —From the foreword by Brene Brown

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

This collection of over 100 unpublished letters from the bestselling author of such spiritual classics as "The Return of the Prodigal Son" and "The Wounded Healer" offers deep spiritual insight into human experience, intimacy, brokenness, and mercy.

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Read an Excerpt From

Read an Excerpt From "Love, Henri"

Henri loved clowns. He often used clowns as a way to describe being a minister. In this letter to a young couple working at a food program, Henri addresses their concern that they are being exploited by some patrons of the program.

The Henri Nouwen Society

The Henri Nouwen Society

Learn more about the life and teachings of Henri J.M. Nouwen.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

A Review of Nouwen's Collected Letters

A Review of Nouwen's Collected Letters

David Russell Mosley

Nouwen was clearly a man governed by love, and I pray I may be such a man.

The Inner and the Outer Voices of Love

The Inner and the Outer Voices of Love

Jennifer Woodruff Tait

Nouwen's simple love for God and his attempts–even when tormented by his own demons–is what shines through in this book.

A Letter on Letters:

A Letter on Letters: "Love, Henri" and Other Gems

Timothy Putnam

There is a vulnerability to letters that is refreshing.

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