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A Cosmic Resurrection

by Richard Rohr, OFM on May 25, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Part of the great mystery of life is that it’s just as hard to see the ecstasy and beauty of...

Only the True Self Can Live the Gospel

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

How can I know, work through the anger, and still be a life-giving presence? Naïveté is...

Breaking the Cycle of Pain

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

When we know we’re not really transforming culture, we’re not really changing the world, we’re...

Winning through the Cross

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

The gospel is not about winners over losers; the gospel really is about win/win—but very few get...

Breathing Forgiveness

by Richard Rohr, OFM on May 21, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Vengeance seems so logical, but it doesn’t really work: It doesn’t advance human history. The...

Faith Builds on Love

by Richard Rohr, OFM on May 20, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Faith builds on a totally positive place within, however small. It needs an interior “Yes” to...

What Can We Do with Our Fear?

by Richard Rohr, OFM on May 19, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Our age has been called the age of anxiety, and I think it’s probably a good description for...

Compassion in Times of Transition

by Richard Rohr, OFM on May 18, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Living in a transitional age is scary: It’s falling apart, it’s unknowable, it doesn’t cohere,...

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...