To Do Ordinary Things With Extraordinary Love
Jean Vanier is the 85 year old Canadian philosopher, theologian, and humanitarian who is most known for founding the L’Arche communities. L’Arch (French for “the ark”) began in 1964 when Jean Vanier took two men with disabilities into his home in the town of Trosly-Brevil, France. It is now an international organization operating some 146 communities in 35 countries.
He has quickly become one of my favorite authors. Here are a few quotes from his book, Community and Growth…
“To love someone is to show to them their beauty, their worth and their importance.”
“A Christian community should do as Jesus did: propose and not impose. Its attraction must lie in the… Read More