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...

Making the World a Safe Home

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

Healthy religion gives us a foundational sense of awe. It re-enchants an otherwise empty...

The True Shape of Things

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

Our world is filled with contradictions needing to be reconciled, inconsistencies within us and...

It's All about Forgiveness

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

If we don’t get forgiveness, we’re missing the whole mystery. We are still living in a world of...

Seeing Reality with Compassion

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

There’s a moral realism in healthy and grounded people. They’re not ideological, on the left or...

Transformation Is a Process

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

Change happens, but transformation is always a process of letting go, living in the confusing,...

Change Is Hard

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

The word change normally refers to new beginnings. But transformation, the mystery we’re...

Tradition Is about Community

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

To live with healthy Tradition is not an individual experience—it is a communal one. Perhaps...