All of us long for inner peace, to know that Christ dwells within us. In this gem of a book, Henri Nouwen searched in Lourdes for this assurance, and in this gem of a book he shares how that place of peace and beauty helped him return to his sacred center. He writes, however, that the purity, simplicity, and freedom he experienced there belong to the heart and can be lived anywhere. Whether we have been to Lourdes or not does not matter. This small journal is bound to touch our own restless and searching hearts and help us find again our own sacred center--the living Christ within us.