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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 2h
RT : Do you know where the term "scapegoat" came from? "God and religion have been used to justify most of our violence and to hide from the shadow parts of ourselves." Learn more:
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God poured out divine infinite love into finite, visible forms. The Big Bang is our scientific name and “Christ” is our theological name. Read more in my meditation from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 16
RT : Who is the Risen Jesus? What does the Resurrection teach us about divine presence?
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 16
Contemplation is waiting patiently. It does not insist on quick closure or simplistic judgments, which have more to do with ego than with a loving search for truth. Try today's practice from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 15
RT : Salvation isn’t magic accomplished by joining the right group; it’s an encounter with Jesus, and it rubs off on us as we look toward him and know ourselves in his sight.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 15
RT : Is Christ simply Jesus’ last name or a revealing title that deserves our full attention? Read more on from :
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 15
Jesus Christ calls us not to look just at him, but to look out at life with his all-merciful and non-dualistic eyes. When we can see like him, we see with infinite compassion.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 14
RT : What does it mean to be a follower of Christ? "I believe that a Christian is simply one sees Christ everywhere." 's new book, arrives next month! Pre-order now.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 14
RT : A true comprehension of the full Christ Mystery moves us beyond any attempts to corral or capture God into our exclusive group. To be Christian means we must see Christ in everything. Read more on from :
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 14
The Christ is always way too much for us, larger than any one era, culture, empire, or religion. Its radical inclusivity is a threat to power and arrogance. Read my meditation from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 13
RT : Whether we’re sitting on a cushion, walking, dancing, singing, or drumming, opens our heart, mind, and body all at once.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 13
RT : How can worshipping the messenger get in the way of hearing the message, leading us away from actually following what Jesus taught? Read more on from :
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 13
A mature Christian sees Christ in everything and everyone else. That definition that will never fail you, always demand more of you, and give you no reasons to fight, exclude, or reject anyone.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 12
What if Christ is a name for the transcendent within of every “thing” in the universe? Explore today's meditation from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 11
RT : How can we switch from retributive justice to restorative justice? It starts with how we look at . Learn more about an alternative view
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 11
RT : What is the meaning—and the message—of Jesus' death on ? Learn more about substitutionary atonement:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 11
What a great opportunity from my colleague in contemplation, Matthew Fox , to study Meister Eckhart in the very rooms where the mystic himself learned, taught and prayed. Learn more:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 11
The Incarnation is not only “God becoming Jesus.” It is a much broader event—"through whom all things came into being, and not one thing had its being except through him” :3
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 10
RT : Did you know that for Christianity's first thousand years, most believed that Jesus' death on the cross was being paid not to God, but to the devil? Learn more about the history of the theology of atonement
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Richard Rohr, OFM Feb 10
The Christ is the eternal mystery of matter and Spirit as one. Jesus willingly died—and Christ arose. Still Jesus, but now including the world in its divine purpose. Read my meditation from
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