“Faith, Hope, Love, these three; but the greatest of these is Love.” I Corinthians 13:13
“Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each one should use whatever gifts he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.”
I Peter 4 :9-10
“Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you.” John 6 :27
The Source of all Love
“In order not to be destroyed by the wounds inflicted by that imperfect human love, we must trust that the source of all love is God’s unlimited, unconditional, perfect love, and that this love is not far away from us but is the gift of God’s Spirit dwelling within us.”
Henri J M Nouwen was a Dutch Catholic priest who shared his life with people with mental disabilities as pastor of the I’ Arche Daybreak Community, Toronto, Canada. He was the author of more than thirty books on spiritual life, including The Return of the Prodigal Son, The Wounded Healer and The Genesee Diary (all DLT). He died in September 1996.