The wisdom of Henri J.M. Nouwen:SOLITUDE"In solitude we become compassionate people, deeply aware of our solidarity in brokenness with all of humanity and ready to reach out to anyone in need . . ."SILENCE"Silence first makes us pilgrims. Secondly, ...
grims. Secondly, silence guards the fire within. Thirdly, silence teaches us how to speak . . ." PRAYER "Prayer, when we are faithful to it and practice it at regular times, slowly leads us to an experience of rest and opens us to God's active presence . . ."