Henri Nouwen: Life of the Beloved (Part 4)

Today we post the fourth installment of an eight-part series consisting of three total sermons delivered by Henri Nouwen in 1992, around the time his book Life of the Beloved was published. This part contains a beautiful story of blessings and recognizing the beauty and belovedness of all human beings...

As the first part addressed Being the Beloved, this sermon speaks to Becoming the Beloved. You are invited to follow along in this self-paced study and spiritual reflection as Nouwen delivers an inspired and powerful testament to the love of God for all peoples...

Important Themes

  • You are here to recognize the belovedness and blessedness of others.
  • You must recognize your own brokenness - stare it in the face!
  • You must place your brokenness beneath the umbrella of your own belovedness.