Daily Thoughts

Short inspirational passages delivered to your email box that will help give balance, perspective and spiritual depth to your day. Drawn largely from Vanier’s best selling books, including Becoming Human, Finding Peace, Community and Growth and Made for Happiness.

Community Health is Measurable


The health of a community can be measured by the quality of its welcome of the unexpected visitor or of someone who is poor, by the joy and simplicity of relationships between its members, by its creativity in response to the cry of the poor.

Jean Vanier, Community and Growth, p.143

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