Item 02 - How do we keep our lamps burning?

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CA ON00389 1-1-2-153-02


How do we keep our lamps burning?


  • [between 1971 and 1975] (Creation)

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3 p. of textual records

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Item consists of the typescript of "How Do We Keep Our Lamps Burning?: A Sermon on Patience". Nouwen suggests that patience helps us live in the present beyond impatience and boredom to discover that the interruptions of our lives are our very work.

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Draft contains annotation: "File: Nouwen: Sermon" (top, right corner), as well as other annotations by Nouwen.
Found on pages 32-33.

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2000 01


Box 36

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