Here is a collection of Henri Nouwen’s meditations on those things that really matter to him. It is a personal statement of faith, which serves as a series of glimpses into the Kingdom of God. Each meditation is both complete in itself and part of a larger picture. The individual meditations are woven around larger themes, such as joy, suffering, prayer, compassion, family and relationships, so that when read together a clear vision of the spiritual life emerges. Like the stones in a mosaic, each meditation has its own unique significance, but looked at together the components reveal something new, significant and often surprising. By sharing his spiritual journey, Henri Nouwen encourages us to find the words to express our own journey, which has its own unique beauty and boundaries.