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Richard Rohr, OFM
Franciscan author and teacher, founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, NM. Follow my free Daily Meditations
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Richard Rohr, OFM 4h
The vagaries and disappointments of life’s journey eventually make us long for some overall direction, purpose, or goal beyond getting through another day.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 23
Great love and great suffering bring us back to God, and I believe this is how Jesus himself walked humanity back to God. Read more from :
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 22
God is not in competition with anybody, but only in deep-time cooperation with everybody who loves. Read more on the Resurrection from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 22
If divine incarnation has any truth to it, then resurrection is a foregone conclusion, not a one-time anomaly in the body of Jesus. Here is today’s meditation from :
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 21
Christ is the overcoming of hell and death in a very real, promised way. That’s what we’re celebrating today. Read today’s meditation from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 21
Easter isn’t celebrating a one-time miracle as if it only happened in the body of Jesus. That’s really not the point, but it is the message most Western Christians have been told. Read more:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 20
How do we trust that Love is holding us even in times of darkness? Explore the pattern of death and resurrection in today's practice: Darkness of the Tomb.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 20
I believe one of the greatest meanings of the crucifixion is the revelation of God’s presence in the midst of suffering. God suffers with us. Read more:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 19
"Jesus’s passion for the kingdom of God led to what is often called his passion, namely his suffering and death." —Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 19
"Was Jesus guilty of nonviolent resistance to imperial Roman oppression and local Jewish collaboration? Oh, yes. And it killed him." —Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 18
"Jesus’s execution reveals the moral bankruptcy of dominant systems, the path of transformation, and the depth of God’s love for us." —Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 18
"The language of sacrifice is only one of several different ways that the authors of the New Testament articulate the meaning of Jesus’s execution." —Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 17
RT : "All great spirituality is about letting go. Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection show us how to win by losing."
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 17
Thank you for your generous support of my Daily Meditations. I am grateful to be part of your spiritual journey and to be united with you in this inclusive Body of Christ.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 17
My friend and colleague Cynthia Bourgeault always challenges me to think further and feel more deeply, especially in this blog post where she explores connections between Mary Magdalene's anointing and the Universal Christ. Read more:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 17
Twice a year we pause my Daily Meditations to ask for your support. Take a moment to read about how you can help us keep these reflections free:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 16
Gazing upon the image of the crucified we realize that God suffers with Jesus. This softens our hearts toward God, toward ourselves, and all others who suffer. Explore my meditation on Jesus' death from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 16
We are invited to gaze upon the image of the crucified and to realize that God suffers with Jesus. This softens our hearts toward God and all of reality. Read more:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 15
RT : "Life doesn’t truly end; it simply changes form and continues evolving into ever new shapes and beauty."
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Richard Rohr, OFM Apr 15
Jesus takes away the sin of the world by exposing what sin really is—ignorant violence rather than not obeying purity codes. Explore my meditation on Jesus' death from :
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