Faith Is the Opposite of Anxiety

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jul 31, 2020 5:00:00 AM

For Jesus, faith is not opposed to not believing in God, it doesn’t mean you go to church, or...

You're an Eternal Creation

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jul 30, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Only prayer lets you realize that who you are is who you were in God before anybody thought...

Building Bridges

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jul 28, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Bridge-builders, including Jesus, usually start building a bridge from one side. You can’t build...

Mustard-Seed Faith

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jul 27, 2020 5:00:00 AM

The mustard seed is very small and insignificant. Pliny the Elder, a contemporary of Jesus,...

The One Who Is Mercy

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jul 26, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Without the True Sacred we are all at one another’s mercy and subject to one another’s whimsical...

If God Is Not God

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

If God is not God, we will ourselves become gods and create strange gods. Why wouldn’t we? If...

What Is Freedom?

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jul 14, 2020 5:00:00 AM

We will not appreciate Jesus’ loyalty to the Law and the Prophets if we do not accept his deeper...

Love Is the Highest Value

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jun 30, 2020 5:00:00 AM

For us as Christians, the highest value should always be love. If we’re going to accept the...

Gratitude Is the 'Mystical Minimum'

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jun 29, 2020 5:00:00 AM

G.K. Chesterton spoke of the “mystical minimum,” which he defined as gratitude. When we stand in...

Families and Rituals

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jun 28, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Rituals create families, in a sense. Any parent knows that when they do something at least two...