The Living Reminder



The Living Reminder The Living Reminder was like a visit from a friend I needed to speak with The surprise for me was how much I needed to hear him say familiar things National Catholic Reporter The Living Reminder is a gift from Henry J.M Nouwen along with C.S Lewis and Thomas Merton , one of the 20th century s most beloved and important spiritual writers Subtitled Service and Prayer in the Memory of Jesus Christ, Nouwen s book presents simple yet powerfully profound expressions of the joys of religious service, prompting the publication New Review of Books and Religion to note that we read Nouwen to discover new possibilities in our own faith. New Read [ The Living Reminder ] By [ Henri J.M. Nouwen ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 80 pages
  • The Living Reminder
  • Henri J.M. Nouwen
  • English
  • 26 May 2018
  • 0866839151

10 thoughts on “The Living Reminder

  1. Amanda Patchin says:

    Excellent Would recommend to teachers as well as pastors and missionaries.

  2. Melanie says:

    Very inspirational book on the subject of how to maintain spiritual vitality and energy while serving in ministry.

  3. Earl says:

    I believe that this is a must in our vocation.

  4. Andrew says:

    Spending time with a Henri Nouwen book refreshes, inspires, and consoles me like no other author Clocking in at just under 80 pages, The Living Reminder speaks to the soul of a minister, giving a bare bones job description for those who serve others in Jesus name.Nouwen divides his book into three responsibilities that the minister is called to fulfill healing, sustaining, and guiding Jesus flock He roots much of his instruction in the power of memory, and touches on such tangible aspects o Spending time with a Henri Nouwen book refreshes, inspires, and consoles me like no other author Clocking in at just under 80 pages, The Living Reminder speaks to the soul of a minister, giving a bare bones job description for those who serve others in Jesus name.Nouwen divides his book into three responsibilities that the minister is called to fulfill healing, sustaining, and guiding Jesus flock He roots much of his instruction in the power of memory, and touches on such tangible aspects of ministry such as visitation, communion, solitude, and prayer This book meshes together the ancient model of pastoral ministry espoused by Jesus with many of the contemporary practices of pastoral psychology.The Living Reminder book is very easy to read in typical Nouwen prose This book is far from being a How To instructional guide instead, Nouwen writes plainly from his heart, flawlessly weaving rabbinic stories, examples of Jesus, and common pastoral experiences ...

  5. Ann Yeong says:

    A little over a year ago, I attended a workshop on Henri Nouwen and heard, for the first time, about The Ministry of Absence Nouwen had taught that constant presence is harmful, and that it is the interplay of absence with presence that deepens intimacy both in our relationship with God and in our relationships with people He called for creative withdrawal and the ministry of absence for ministers to be effective It is in The Living Reminder that Nouwen writes about this intriguing A little over a year ago, I attended a workshop on Henri Nouwen and heard, for the first time, about The Ministry of Absence Nouwen had taught that constant pr...

  6. Barbara says:

    This is a short but significant reflection on the work of ministry and preparation for ministry as a healing presence of Christ In three movements he reflects on the work of the Minister as a healing reminder, sustaining reminder, and guiding reminder His emphasis upon the art and action of listening to provide a space within which the other may speak of the wounds received in life to facilitate healing is foundational In the concluding pages of the book, Nouwen writes There is an increasi This is a short but significant reflection on the work of ministry and preparation for ministry as a healing presence of Christ In three movements he reflects on the work of the Minister as a healing reminder, sustaining reminder, and guiding reminder His emphasis upon the art and action of listening to provide a space within which the other may speak of the wounds received in life to facilitate healing is founda...

  7. Bill says:

    A powerful and, I believe, very important book for ministers pastors chaplains and anyone who participates in visitation ministry.I have always appreciated Nouwen s writing, and Wounded Healer is a well known classic THIS book is a great companion to that and should be mandatory in preparatory education for faith leaders.While this is, or can be, quite a fast read, it is something that requiresattentiveness and reflection I will be revisiting this of...

  8. Amos Smith says:

    This is one of Nouwen s most brief, yet exquisite books I often give this book to people considering Seminary It gives such a simple yet profound approach to Christian Ministry as a living reminder of Jesus life and ministry When it comes to books on a practical and accessible theology of ministry t...

  9. Michale says:

    Required for CPE, tough for a Jew How does a ministry as a sustaining memory of Jesus Christ take shape Um, wellnot He speaks of being in touch with the source of guiding inspiration, but since we differ in our interpretation of that source, a seemingly helpful passage can suddenly...

  10. Francine says:

    This is a great little book It was written, according to the Library of Congress, for clergy However, the meaning of the word minister in the Roman Catholic Church has been expanding since the 1970 s This book is a good refresher for anyone who serves in ministry in their parish communities I think ...

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