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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 15h
I’m so honored to contribute to the Inner Peace Masterclass event with Watch now:
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Richard Rohr, OFM 19h
Jesus was a person radically centered in God and filled with God’s passion for the world—a passion that led to his execution and vindication.  
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 18
Jesus announced, lived, and inaugurated a new social order, an alternative to violence, exclusion, and separation. It is no fantastical utopia, but a very real and achievable peace—by the grace of God. 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 17
is a dialogue that is always initiated from God's side. Once you volley it back it stops sounding like your neighbor's voice and, believe it or not, starts sounding like your voice. My latest homily:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 17
Spiritual authority lies not just in ancient texts but in the living Christ of history, church, community, creation, and our own experience confirming its truth. Read today's meditation: 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 16
RT : Throughout history many have acted in oppressive & abusive ways— all in the name of Jesus. It seems that it didn't matter what Jesus really said or did. Is this changing?
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 16
Too often we read the Bible to prove “our” Jesus, our ideas & our church are right—and others are wrong. "How we see Jesus . . .  shapes what we think the Christian life is most centrally about." — 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 15
In Jesus, God was given a face and a heart. God became someone we could love.  Mirror the world with the face of Love.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 14
Simply put, God reveals God’s self to us through what unfolds as our life, along with every visible thing around us. Read my on God's self-revelation: 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 13
Become watchers and witnesses to your thoughts and feelings, stepping back and observing without judgment. That’s opening the door to .
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 12
When we see contemplatively, we know that we live in a fully sacramental universe, where everything is an epiphany. Read my meditation on Awe & Surrender: 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 11
“Man is the image of God, & his inner self is a kind of mirror in which God not only sees Himself, but reveals Himself to the ‘mirror’ in which He is reflected.”
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 10
“If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to us as it is, infinite.” Quoting in my on Learning to See:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 9
We are not human beings trying to become spiritual. We’re already spiritual beings—our job is learning how to be a good human! Read my on the lost tradition of contemplation:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 8
Contemplation lets us experience our participation in God’s nature. Once we plug into the Divine consciousness, God can work through us for the good of the world. Read today's meditation here:
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 7
Discover the unique part of the divine mystery that is yours to reflect. The most courageous thing you will ever do is to trust your divine image and grow in God’s likeness.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 6
Once I can see the Mystery here, in this moment of time that I am—then I can also see it in you & in all things. Finally the seeing is one. How you see anything is how you will see everything.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 5
Can you see the image of Christ in the least of your brothers and sisters? Far too much of religion has been about picking and choosing who and what has God’s image and who doesn’t. 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 4
Through experiences of great love, suffering, or prayer we can destabilize the boundaries of the false self so we can awaken inside of the —our identity in God. 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jan 3
We have heard the phrase so often that we don’t get the existential shock of what "created in the image and likeness of God" is saying about us. If this is true—and I believe it is—our family of origin is divine. 
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