Dear Henri, Meet Brennan – Week 15, Day 1

“Getting” grace…

Reluctant Mysticism

brennan manningDear Henri,

Did you ever meet the original Ragamuffin?

He used to call himself a “vagabond evangelist”.

Henri, meet Brennan. Brennan, meet Henri.

Your both are passed & gone now, but I’d like to think you both would have gotten along famously. Sons of different traditions, brothers of Spirit, you would have been kindred spirits — of that I’m sure.

“Because salvation is by grace through faith, I believe that among the countless number of people standing in front of the throne and in front of the Lamb, dressed in white robes and holding palms in their hands (see Revelation 7:9), I shall see the prostitute from the Kit-Kat Ranch in Carson City, Nevada, who tearfully told me that she could find no other employment to support her two-year-old son. I shall see the woman who had an abortion and is haunted by guilt and remorse but did the best…

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