Item 2287 - Here and now: living in the spirit

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CA ON00389 1-9-7-2287

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Here and now: living in the spirit

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  • 1994 (Creation)

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144 p. of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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Item consists of a book written by Nouwen featuring meditations about the spiritual life. The book has been divided into the following: Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter I Living in the Present, One: A New Beginning, Two: Without "Oughts" and "Ifs", Three: Birthdays, Four: Here and Now, Five: Our Inner Room, Six: With Others, Seven: The Hub of Life; Chapter II Joy, One: Joy and Sorrow, Two: The Choice, Three: Speaking about the Sun, Four: Surprised by Joy, Five: Joy and Laughter, Six: No Victims, Seven: The Fruit of Hope, Eight: Beyond Wishes; Chapter III Suffering, One: Embracing the Pain, Two: A Meal on a Tombstone, Three: A Fellowship of the Weak, Four: Beyond Individualism, Five: Our Desire for Communion, Six: Stepping Over Our Wounds, Seven: Faithful to Our Vocation, Eight: The Way of the Dalai Lama, Nine: The Hurts of Love; Chapter IV Conversion, One: The Spirit of Love, Two: Turn Around, Three: Answer from Above, Four: Invitation to Conversion, Five: Why AIDS?, Six: The Reverse Mission, Seven: God's Questions, Eight: The Burden of Judgment, Nine: Claiming God's Love; Chapter V Disciplined Living, One: Living for the Gold, Two: A Clear Goal, Three: Eternal Life, Four: Spiritual Reading, Five: Reading Spiritually, Six: In Search of Meaning; Chapter VI The Spiritual Life, One: The Still Small Voice, Two: Do You Love Me?, Three: From Fatalism to Faith, Four: Under the Cross, Five: The Grateful Life, Six: The Blessings from the Poor, Seven: Adam's Gift, Eight: Two by Two; Chapter VII Prayer, One: Mother Teresa's Answer, Two: From Worrying to Prayer, Three: From Mind to Heart, Four: Nothing is Wanting!, Five: Contemplating the Gospel, Six: Pictures on Our Inner Walls, Seven: A Spiritual Milieu; Chapter VIII Compassion, One: From Competition to Compassion, Two : Being the Beloved, Three: Downward Mobility, Four: The Secret Gift of Compassion, Five: Right Where We Are, Six: Suffering with Others, Seven: Together in Silence, Eight: Giving and Receiving, Nine: The Gift of Self-Confrontation, Ten: God's Heart; Chapter IV Family, One: Leaving Father and Mother, Two: Free to Follow Jesus, Three: Forgiveness and Gratitude, Four: Many Mothers and Fathers, Five: To Be Forgiven, Six: Children Are Gifts, Seven: The Pain of Love, Eight: Our Worrying Minds; Chapter X Relationships, One: Complexity of Intimacy, Two: To Be Called Together, Three: Living Witnesses of God's Love, Four: Revealing God's Faithfulness, Five: Living Discipleship Together, Six: Choosing Our Friends; Chapter XI Who We Are, One: We Are God's Beloved Children, Two: Claiming Our Belovedness, Three: The Discipline of Prayer, Four: No Victims of Clock-Time, Five: Preparing for Death, Six: Going Home; Afterword.

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New York: Crossroad, 1994.

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2000 01

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67-437

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