This week marked the 20th Anniversary of Henri’s Nouwen’s death (Sept. 20).
In remembrance of his life, we have picked a few books of the many he published as a sort of introductory guide.
7. [easyazon_link identifier=”0849945097″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Turn My Mourning into Dancing[/easyazon_link]
Nouwen suggests that by greeting life’s pains with something other than despair, we can find surprising joy in our suffering. He suggests that the way through suffering is not in denial, but rather in living fully in the midst of the trials life brings our way.