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The Underlying Mystery Is Always Present

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 24, 2020 5:00:00 AM

If we are to come to believe that a Power greater than ourselves can restore us to sanity, then...

Spirituality Is about Letting Go

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 23, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Letting go is not in anybody’s program for happiness, and yet all mature spirituality, in one...

Healing Past Hurts

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 22, 2020 5:00:00 AM

To keep our bodies less defended, to live in our body right now, to be present to others in a...

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...