The lectures in this volume witness the importance of the meeting between the university of the learned and the university of the poor. From them a deep. From Brokenness to Community has ratings and 40 reviews. Monique said: Vanier reminds me a lot of Nouwen, in that you should read with discernment as. 8 quotes from From Brokenness to Community: ‘To be in communion means to be with someone and to discover that we actually belong together. Communion.

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Jean Vanier should give a TED talk or something so more people can learn his message. There’s much to consider here. Paperback52 pages.

From them a deep understanding of true discipleship emerges. It’s blaring from the TV and the computer screen each moment of every day. Jean Vanier has created a visual blue print that encompasses listening, seeing and feeling for those who have experienced or still on this journey of brokenness.


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Poor people are hurt; they are in pain; they can be very angry, in revolt or in depression… When such pain becomes too much, people tend to slip into a world of dream. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This is one I keep on my bookshelf, and if it disappears as they do sometimesI buy another one.

We are called to grow together, each one becoming more fully himself or herself. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Methinks you and I are grokking the same thing today‚Ķ excellent quotation. It entails a deep listening to others, helping them to become more fully themselves. I wouldn’t necessarily say that any of it was mindblowing or even felt very new especially after reading his larger work, Community And Growthand lots of Henri J.

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Their tense, angry, fearful, depressed body gradually becomes relaxed, peaceful, and trusting. To love someone is not first of all to do things for them, but to reveal to them their beauty and value, to say to them through our attitude: Quotes from From Brokenness t Go out to the world and bring the good news the others; do not keep it for yourselves.

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The thoughts I had while reading is how to diagnose my own heart and my motives. The Basics of Shepherding Members in Need 9marks. Responding to God’s Call to Live Together.

All who are part of our culture of success will be challenged by Vanier’s vision of life in community.

Lists with This Book. The lectures in this volume witness the importance of the meeting between the university of the learned and the university of the poor. From Brokenness to Community Harold M. When I received this book in the mail, having neglected to check the page count before I ordered it, I couldn’t help but laugh at how tiny it was.