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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
All mystics know that God is love, our source and our goal. Howard Thurman is a contemporary mystic with much to teach us. Read more of my meditation from
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Richard Rohr, OFM 20h
Thank you @BeveryLanzetta for your prayerful words: “Holy Humility, Holy Emptiness, I bow my head before you, I have become open, For your All to shine in my soul.”
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 20
A mystic is simply one who has moved from mere belief or belonging systems to actual inner experience of God. Read more of my meditation from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 19
famously said, “The Christian of the future will be a mystic or…will not exist at all.” What do you think? Read more from my meditation from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 19
Today I share ideas from ’s insightful book “Christian Mystics.” Read more of the meditation on from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 18
. says that while there is plenty of overlap: “Saints embody goodness while mystics embody love.” Do you agree?
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 18
Have you ever wondered about the difference between a saint and a mystic? Read more of my meditation on with and
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 17
When you honor and accept the divine image within yourself, you stop judging and start loving unconditionally, without asking whether someone is worthy or not.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 17
If you want to find God, then honor God within you. If you honor God within you, you will always see God beyond you. Read more of my meditation from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 16
I would say that a true Christian is someone who can see Christ everywhere. Read more of my meditation on from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 16
“Realization of our oneness in Christ is the only cure for human loneliness…the only thing that gives meaning and purpose to every life.” —Caryll Houselander
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 15
Human dignity is not created by moral behavior. It is inherent and objective, because it is the universally shared image of God.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 15
Mysticism refers to experiential knowing instead of just intellectual, textbook, or dogmatic knowing. Read more of my meditation on from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 14
"Institutional Christianity has hardly contemplated the possibility that the consciousness of Jesus might be the consciousness of the Christian." —Alan Watts
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 14
Years ago, someone asked if I could sum up all my teachings in two words. My response was “incarnational mysticism.” Read more of my meditation from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 13
I invite you to join us in standing in unanimity and nonviolent resistance to forces that threaten our common good. Please read the statement.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 13
If your spiritual practice doesn’t lead you to some acts of concrete caring or service, then you have every reason not to trust it. Read more of my meditation from
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 12
“I should like to speak of God not on the boundaries but at the center, not in weakness but in strength,…not in death and guilt but in…life and goodness.” —Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 12
The German Lutheran pastor and anti-Nazi dissident Deitrich Bonhoeffer was executed in a prison camp. I consider him a modern prophet. Read more of my meditation
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Richard Rohr, OFM Jul 11
“There is no freedom of God without the politics of justice and compassion" —Walter Brueggeman. Read more of my meditation on from
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