Jean Vanier is the founder of the Arche communities. He turned 90 this week. And on the occasion of the Sept. 10 milestone he decided to share a video message in English that proposes “ten rules of life to become more human.”
Today, L’Arche has grown into an international organization of 147 communities in 35 countries. Its aim is to create homes, programs and support networks with and for people who have developmental disabilities.
Jean Vanier is recognized as one of the great spiritual figures of our time. He has given hundreds of interviews throughout his life and has authored 30 books 0n spirituality, disability, success and tolerance. Since suffering a heart attack in late 2017, he has mostly been keeping a low profile at Trosly, the home in France where he established his first community fifty-four years ago.
In this new and inspiring video message, Jean Vanier offers his “ten rules” by sharing his own human story in a very moving way.