Henri Nouwen's Intimate Letters Shed Light on His 'Theology of the Heart'

“I am more and more convinced that I will be a better friend when I have dared to face my loneliness alone,” Nouwen wrote Ball in early 1986. “I am grateful that I can share with you my great, often agonizing, search for affection and deep friendship. It has been a life-long struggle and it will probably always be with me, but having a dear friend to help me struggle faithfully and without fear makes all the difference.”

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