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Richard Rohr
Franciscan friar, author, and teacher. Founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, NM.
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The “laws of the universe" include disruption, dynamism, and evolution, so why do we cling so tightly to the cult of “law and order"?
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Richard Rohr Aug 11
Many Christians look to the Garden of Eden as the ultimate example of Order. We can mourn the suffering, but it doesn’t do us any good to regret “the Fall.”
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Richard Rohr Aug 10
RT : "When you recognize that inner voice as the voice of God and say what it has taught you, the sickness in your heart will melt away.”— Read more from
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Richard Rohr Aug 10
Human beings seem to need to fight and engage with something before they can take it seriously; things cannot stay “orderly” forever.
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Richard Rohr Aug 9
Though we must all go through times of Disorder, a sense of Order is the easiest and most natural way to begin.
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Richard Rohr Aug 8
We could all benefit from studying female mystics and teachers, like Hildegard of Bingen, and Anne Hillman who writes in today's . Read more from
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Richard Rohr Aug 7
RT : “You understand so little of what is around you because you do not use what is within you.” —Hildegard of Bingen, a favorite Rhineland mystic of Read more in the
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Richard Rohr Aug 7
We don’t want to hear that we have the same soul as our enemies. It’s much easier to hate them, isn’t it? But we must do better. Read the full meditation from
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Richard Rohr Aug 6
I hope you'll join me at conference, Embracing the Nonviolent Shift, starting tonight! I'm speaking Saturday at 10:15am US MT. Learn more and register:
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Richard Rohr Aug 6
My friend James Finley does a wonderful job of translating the mystical teachings of Meister Eckhart for modern readers in today’s . Read more from @CACRadical Grace
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Richard Rohr Aug 5
RT : “The more you develop [nonviolence] in your own being, the more infectious it becomes... by and by it might oversweep the world.” —Gandhi Read more from
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Richard Rohr Aug 5
A Rhineland mystic I turn to time and again is Meister Eckhart. His writings are a wonderful example of Christian nondual consciousness. Read the full from @CACRadical Grace
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Richard Rohr Aug 4
Mystics are not understood very often, and female mystics fare worse than most. Thankfully we have not lost the wisdom of Hildegard. Read more in the from
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Richard Rohr Aug 3
RT : laments that Christians seem to have forgotten Jesus’ teachings on nonviolence. How can we become part of Peaceful Change in our world? Read the full
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Richard Rohr Aug 3
“Hildegard of Bingen had a holistic understanding of the universe— the inner shows itself in the outer, and the outer reflects the inner. Read the full from
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Richard Rohr Aug 2
I love reading Keren's work—and her new book "Recital of Love" encourages us to experience the mystical beauty of Divine Love, something we all need to feel more connected with each other.
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Richard Rohr Aug 2
When we have both the rational mind and a nondual consciousness, we’re able to see more broadly, deeply, wisely, and lovingly. Read more on the Rhineland mystics from
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Richard Rohr Aug 1
RT : Today’s contemplative practice asks, “In what ways do you feel women have been treated disrespectfully by your religion?” Read the full from
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Richard Rohr Aug 1
I hope we all know that we cannot hope to bring peace to the world if we are not at peace within ourselves. Please join in the contemplative practice today from
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Richard Rohr Jul 31
Why in the world do so many people think we can achieve peace through violence? It is one of humanity’s most pernicious myths. Read the full from @CACRadical Grace
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