The Road to Daybreak: A Spiritual Journey

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Doubleday, 1988 - Religion - 228 pages
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A diary of Nouwen's one year spent at the L'Arche communities for mentally handicapped children and adults. He chronicles the everyday happenings, miniscule triumphs, and important changes brought about by the place and the people who daily challenged, taught, and inspired him.

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User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

I enjoy his devotionals more than this journal but if you extract the best passages from this journal its form is still that of a devotional. You certainly won't be any worse off for reading it. Read full review

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User Review  - Janet Tuck - Goodreads

There are very few books that i am drawn to read slowly. This has been one. I have lived with this book for several years. Each day's entry has given me thoughts to mull over and reflect on for long ... Read full review

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He was born in the Netherlands in 1932. An ordained priest and gifted teacher, he taught at several universities including Notre Dame, Harvard and Yale. He was a missionary in Peru. He died of a heart attack in 1996.

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