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The Soul Desires, Loves, and Lets Go

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 13, 2020 5:00:00 AM

An ego response is always an inadequate or even wrong response to the moment. It will not deepen...

God Desires Our Happiness

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 12, 2020 5:00:00 AM

How helpful it is to see sin, like addiction, as a disease, a very destructive disease, instead...

Success Isn't Everything

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 11, 2020 5:00:00 AM

I cannot pretend to understand God, but this is what I see: People who have moved from seeming...

The Genius of the Twelve Steps

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 10, 2020 5:00:00 AM

The absolute genius of the Twelve Steps is that it refuses to bless and reward what looks like...

Love Responds to Love

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 9, 2020 5:00:00 AM

We have been graced for a truly sweet surrender, if we can radically accept being radically...

Mysticism of the Streets

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Aug 27, 2019 5:00:00 AM

St. Francis of Assisi brought mysticism from the monasteries and academia to the streets. He...

Knowing Through Experience

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Aug 25, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Most of us believe things because our churches tell us to believe them. We don’t want to be...

Silence Is Almost Too Simple

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Aug 23, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The simplest spiritual discipline is some degree of solitude and silence. To be with our own...

Mysticism, Not Moralism

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Aug 21, 2019 5:00:00 AM

God always entices you through love. You were probably taught that God would love you if and...

Prayer Is Like Practicing Heaven Now

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Aug 19, 2019 5:00:00 AM

“Everything exposed to the light itself becomes light” (Ephesians 5:13). In prayer, we merely...