Seven million copies of his books in print! This daily devotional 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, brokeness, and mercy.
Nouwen devoted much of his later ministry to emphasizing the singular concept of our identity as the Beloved of God. In an interview, he said that he believed the central moment in Jesus's public ministry to be his baptism in the Jordan, when Jesus heard the affirmation, "You are my beloved son on whom my favor rests." "That is the core experience of Jesus," Nouwen writes. "He is reminded in a deep, deep way of who he is. . . . I think his whole life is continually claiming that identity in the midst of everything."
You Are Beloved is a daily devotional intended to empower readers to claim this truth in their own lives. Featuring the best of Nouwen's writing from previously published works, this devotional will propel the canon forward as it draws on this rich literature in new and compelling ways. It will appeal to readers already familiar with Nouwen's work as well as new readers looking for a devotional to guide them into a deeper awareness of their identity in Jesus.
This wonderful book daily reflections drawn by the many works of Henri Nouwen provides a great way to begin, or end your day, focusing on God. The reflections seem timely and are quick to read. I have done a handful of a day's worth…Read Review
This was such a great book and daily reads. If you have never read any of Nouwen's other books I highly recommend you do so. I am in a class of spiritual formation right now and these daily read just really puts you in the mood. God is…Read Review
You are the Beloved: Daily Meditations for Spiritual Living brings together passages from a variety of Henri Nouwen's works to create a 365-day devotional. Nouwen's later works devoted so much attention to reclaiming…Read Review
I had never read anything by Henri J. M. Nouwen before and I thought this book would be a great introduction to his work. The book contains daily meditations that contain excerpts from books that he has written and from never before…Read Review