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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 21h
New Mexico seemed like a good place to live in solidarity with suffering and practice contemplative approaches to justice and peacemaking. Learn why: 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 21
" asks something huge of us: If the divinity in me recognizes the divinity in you, how could I abuse, debase, violate, or harass? I would, after all, only be punishing myself." in today's :
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 20
If everyone is made in the image of God, then we need to recognize, honor, and respect the image of God in everyone. No exceptions.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 19
God calls us to protect and seek justice for those who are poor and vulnerable, and our treatment of people who are “marginal” is a test of our relationship to God, who made us all equal in divine dignity and love.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 18
The means staying outside of unjust systems—insofar as possible—so they cannot control your breadth of thinking, feeling, loving, and living out universal justice.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 17
Only by solidarity with other people’s suffering can comfortable people be converted. Otherwise we are disconnected from Christ, & the world. Read more: 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 16
Forgiveness and restorative justice do not mean that we forget wrongs. Learn the importance of truth and reconciliation in today's contemplative practice: 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 15
"Embracing our brokenness creates a need for mercy.... We could no longer take pride in mass incarceration, in executing people, in our deliberate indifference to the most vulnerable."
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 14
"We are nonviolent because we are people who love like Jesus. When our lives are active and occupied in the name of doing good, there is little space for violence and doing harm."
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 13
"Authentic love will not allow us to continue to ask the rest of the world to put itself at the mercy of our conveniences."  
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 12
What humanity really needs is an honest exposure of the truth and accountability for what has happened. Hurt needs to be spoken and heard. Only then can human beings move ahead with dignity. 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 11
God is a mystery of relationship, and the truest relationship is love. Until all people are treated with dignity and respect, we must continue calling attention to imbalances of privilege and power. 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 10
We must work to dismantle systems of oppression while at the same time honoring our differences. Unity, is the reconciliation of differences, not the denial of them. Read more:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 9
How might we cultivate curiosity? A practice is anything that helps us open heart, mind, and body to union with God. Read more: 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 8
"We are born out of love, we exist in love, and we are destined for eternal love. . . . It is time to reinvent ourselves in love." sister & scientist in today's on evolving the universe: 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 7
"Our action in the world matters because it contributes both to the deeper incarnation of God and to the redemptive gathering of the whole world into the body of Christ."
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 6
"God is always bigger than we can imagine, always bigger than our hearts." Listen to my new homily on The Full Spectrum of Incarnation:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 6
Living in the naked now, we can set aside our mental constructs, receive input and ideas from all directions, and lead even more creatively and imaginatively.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 5
Consistent contemplative practice is a non-negotiable in developing the alert and flexible presence that can midwife third force. Read today's meditation on the by
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jun 4
The is to keep growing in love. Life is a lesson in learning to love more deeply & truly. Read my meditation on
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