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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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God's presence has been with us since "the Spirit hovered over the void" (Genesis 1:1).
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 24
Jesus was the first clear nondual mystic in the West. We just weren’t prepared for his way of knowing & loving.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 23
Trust in God’s sustaining love & know that grace can ease the violence in your heart . . . and the world.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 22
Jesus undercut the basis for all violence. He became the forgiving victim so we would stop creating victims.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 21
I’ll say it again: Violence is rooted in illusion of separation. We're all beloved children of God.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 20
A nonviolent life isn’t easy; it’s not simply pacifism. It needs courageous love from the very source of our being
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 19
It’s almost impossible for Americans to see capitalism as problematic. Culture is built upon the lie of scarcity.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 18
Violence is rooted in the illusion of separation—from being one w/ God & all creation. Today’s daily :
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 17
There’s an urgency of the Holy Spirit, w/ 7.5 billion humans alive. Future is either nonviolent or nonexistent.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 16
Today’s helps us grow deeper spiritual roots through contemplative nonviolence.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 15
God is w/ us & the kingdom at hand. That hope lets us trust ourselves & God to plumb the depths.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 14
A prophet, a contemplative, takes God at God’s word & then goes into the world to tell God’s message.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 13
A prophet is one who keeps free for people and who keeps people free for God.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 12
Prophets aren’t in the center, but . Not fully insiders, but they can’t throw rocks, either.
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Institutions prefer loyalists to prophets. No one,not even , wants people pointing out the shadow side.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 11
Dualistic mind thinks if you criticize something, you don’t love it.  Wise people, like prophets, say the opposite.
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 10
Self-criticism reveals shadow & hidden narcissism. Only by encountering our shadow do we see our biggest problem. 
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 9
"When I awake, I am still with you." Look for & find in this beautiful chant based on .
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 8
Grief never leaves if we pay attention. We love & lose or risk losing touch w/ that in us which loved
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Richard Rohr, OFM Sep 7
The mystic doesn’t say, “Look what I have done!” The mystic says, “Look what love has done to me.”
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