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Overview Will you dare to journey on a path filled with twists and turns? We are pilgrims on a spiritual journey--a journey filled with surprises, uncertainty, and even failure. Indeed, it is rare that the path of spiritual growth takes us on a straight unwavering course. "Seldom," writes Charles Ringma, "do we move smoothly from darkness to enlightenment and live happily ever after in the latter state." Inspred by the words of Henri Nouwen, the great writer on Christian spirituality, Charles Ringma's collection of 180 reflections leads the way to a place of intimacy with the God who loves and sustains. Here you will find the courage to continue your journey and the strength to serve our world.
Publishers Description Written as a set of "conversations" with Henri Nouwen, these daily readings will transport you from a state of spiritual restlessness and seeking to retreat, renewal, reevaluation, and prayer. Includes a bibliography, notes, a brief introduction to Henri Nouwen, and an index for easy reference.
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Christian Retailing - 09/05/2000 page 85
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.06" Width: 4.33" Height: 0.64" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Oct 30, 2000
Publisher NAV PRESS #111
ISBN 1576832260 ISBN13 9781576832264
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More About Charles Ringma
Clay Crosse is a three-time Dove Award-winning singer who has spent more than a decade recording and performing worldwide. He has had nine number-one singles. Married since 1990, Clay and Renee began Holy Homes Ministries in 2002, challenging Christian families to live godly lives. Mark Tabb is the author of eight books, including Greater Than and the 2004 ECPA Gold Medallion Finalist Out of the Whirlwind.
Charles Ringma currently resides in Vancouver.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Dare to Journey: with Henry Nouwen?
Fantastic Devotional Jan 4, 2007
Not a big devotional fan, but I spend multiple days on just one page of this one. I have purchased probably 12 copies so far and given them as gifts.
A Fine Daily Companion Jun 22, 2002
Henri Nouwen authored thirty five very inspirational books on the challenges of living life. Nouwen, a man often unsettled in his own life, offered a Jesus-centered perspective of his journey. This small book is a wonderful daily reader that draws on many of Nouwen's books. A great start to the day... or just the thing for a quick reflection along the way. Well worth the few dollars. Highly recommended.
James J. Maloney Saint Paul, Minnesota
Moving and captivating insights into Christian spirituality Jun 12, 2001
As I look at my copy, the pages all have highlighting, half are dog eared and all are folded in two after the third reading. Even some of the folded ones are also dog eared for still future reference. Charges Ringma, with the help of Nenri Nouwen's writings presents a captivating series of 180 "reflections" on the meaning of Christian spirituality. Nouwens's belief was when any human reveals his most vulnerable areas, he reaches all other persons at a very deep level. This book is an outstanding and moving example. Another belief was solitude, when used to increase our spirituality, is much more than just the current fad of seeking self development, but is the primary source of knowing how and where God desires us to apply Christ's teachings in our daily life. Then in each "reflection", he deals with all the personal conflicts one experiences in seeking solitude, experiencing solitude, hearing God's desires and when we then confront the realities of our personal lives. But mostly this book is looking on the personal spirituality side. See also Ringma's "Resist The Powers" which extends and expands in a remarkable and personal way our responsibility as a Christian in today's world (I'm only half way thru this already dog eared book)