31 Days: Alone with God

Spring is here

Without solitude it is virtually impossible
to live a spiritual life.

… We do not take the spiritual life seriously if we do not set aside some time to be with God
and listen to him.

~Henri Nouwen

31 Days to Listen

This is Day 7 of the series 31 Days to Listen.

5 thoughts on “31 Days: Alone with God

  1. oh I love Henri Nouwen’s writings. So rich. Have you read much of his writing? And I love this quote. I love this one for right now, because I was scheduled to listen to some conference call and i overslept. the call is recorded. I sat here ready to jump right in for it and i felt that quiet voice that said “this is not a good way to start your day with me.” I listened – thought about it and said, you are right. And I came here to catch you this morning and this is what I saw. I am off to the lake to find me some solitude. so it was good to stop here this morning.

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    1. Hi Carol, I’ve read The Way of the Heart quite some years ago. Do you have favourite that you’d recommend?
      I love how God catches us in those small moments, and if we’re willing to pay attention and follow his lead he guides us in a better direction. I’d love to be heading down to that lake too!

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