Monthly Archives: January 2017

Pew Note 1-16-17

When prayer is authentic, it will always lead to actions of mercy; when actions of mercy are attempted at any depth, they will always drive you to prayer. Richard Rohr Edited with BlogPad Pro

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Pew Note 1-14-17

 “Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else’s skin,” writes Frederick Buechner. “It’s the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace … Continue reading

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What If?

  What if? What if churches and Christian organizations had a vision to be “countercultural” in truly meaningful ways? What if we woke up and realized that all our talk about “changing the culture” is empty because we are just as culture-bound … Continue reading

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Pew Note 1-6-17

Our vocation is not a sphinx’s riddle, which we must solve in one guess or else perish. Some people find, in the end, that they have made many wrong guesses and that their paradoxical vocation is to go through life … Continue reading

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Original Sin – Richard Rohr

For some reason, most Christian theology seems to start with Genesis 3—which features Adam and Eve—what Augustine would centuries later call “original That is not what Franciscans and many other Christians believe. And this is notsomething the loving Abba Jesus would do. Because the … Continue reading

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