Monthly Archives: July 2017

Desire (Rohr)

Desire Who of us can say with total certitude that we know we’re doing God’s will? I can’t on any day of my life, and it’s very unsatisfying. That’s what it means to “bear the mystery” of the cross, to … Continue reading

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True Expression of Faith

The true expression of faith is its best defense, because it transforms broken lives.   My experience has shown that when we welcome people from this world of anguish, brokenness and depression, and when they gradually discover that they are … Continue reading

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Paradox and Christian Purity

A pivotal paradox for us to understand is that simplicity is both a grace and a discipline. It is a grace because it is given to us by God. There is no way that we can build up our willpower … Continue reading

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Personal Fulfillment

Paradoxically, personal fulfillment means abandoning ourselves and putting others first. It means moving beyond wanting to be loved and moving into becoming lovers. Richard Rohr Edited with BlogPad Pro

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Humility

“Humility is the mother of all virtues; purity, charity and obedience. It is in being humble that our love becomes real, devoted and ardent. If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what … Continue reading

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Death – Roger Cohen

I listened this week to an inventor, a brilliant man convinced of the proximity of human immortality, which he believes to be just a couple of medical bridges away. He’s taking dozens of pills to ensure that he reaches the … Continue reading

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