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Live Simply, Simply Live

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Apr 4, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Living in the second half of life, I no longer have to prove that I or my group is the best,...

Saint Catherine’s Tree

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Apr 2, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Saint Catherine of Siena pictured the spiritual life as a large tree:The trunk of the tree is ...

Intimacy with God

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Mar 30, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Intimacy could be described as our capacity for closeness and tenderness toward things. It is...

Transform Yourself This Lent

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

How does transformation happen? Ladder-climbing Western culture, and the human ego, made...

Jesus Always Finds Us

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

Jesus, in his proclamation of the kingdom, told us what we could prefer to life itself. The...

God Is Within Us

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Mar 9, 2019 5:00:00 AM

If something is completely foreign to you, you’re normally bored by it or do not even notice it....

Ready to Make Things New

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Mar 4, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Francis of Assisi was a master of making room for the new and letting go of that which was tired...

The Shocking Beauty of Christmas

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Dec 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Pope Benedict, who addressed 250 artists in the Sistine Chapel before Michelangelo’s half-naked,...

How Can We Grasp This Truth?

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Dec 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM

I have long felt that Christmas is a feast that largely celebrates humanity’s unconscious desire...