Synopses & Reviews
The inspiring words of Henri J. M. Nouwen guide the faithful on a spiritualjourney through the Advent and Christmas season in this book of waiting, hope, anticipation, and celebration. Each day of the Advent season (28 in all, toaccommodate the varying number of days in the season) and each day of Christmas (12in all, ending with Jesus' baptism in the Jordan by John the Baptist) contain apertinent excerpt from the writings of Father Nouwen, a related quotation fromScripture, a prayer for the day, and a suggested activity that offers a concreteresponse to mark the season.
Advent and Christmas Wisdom isindeed an easy-to-use, daily program to celebrate the momentous arrival of theChrist Child and the joyous news of our salvation. It is also an ideal book for theindividual seeking active participation in the season and a renewal of faith for thestart of the liturgical year.
Nouwen's inspired words guide the faithful on a spiritual journey through the Advent and Christmas season in this book of waiting, hope, anticipation, and celebration.