Tag: richard rohr

Seeing God in All Things

Either we acknowledge that God is in all things, or we have lost the basis for seeing God in anything. – Richard Rohr

God in All Things

Either we acknowledge that God is in all things, or we have lost the basis for seeing God in anything. – Richard Rohr

Sitting in Silence

Prayer is sitting in the silence until it silences us, choosing gratitude until we are grateful, praising God until we ourselves are a constant act of praise. – Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM, Radical Grace: Daily Meditations

Resurrection and Touching the Mystery of Life

There is a certain fear of death that comes from not having lived yet. I had to face it myself when I had cancer a few years ago. I don’t think I was afraid of death at that time, but I also knew I… Continue Reading “Resurrection and Touching the Mystery of Life”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy (on the 4th Day of Christmas)

On the Fourth Day of Christmas Christmas is a celebration of Joy/Emmanuel/God with Us. Joy living among us. And so, as on all the days of Christmas, we celebrate the Coming of Joy into our lives. Henceforth humanity has the right to know that… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy (on the 4th Day of Christmas)”

The Season of Advent Begins

While the stores are all decked out in their Christmas attire, our churches are holding out and putting out blue or purple and an Advent wreath. And just what is Advent? I like how Richard Rohr, OFM, puts it in his book, Preparing for… Continue Reading “The Season of Advent Begins”

What is Prayer?

According to Richard Rohr, Prayer is sitting in the silence until it silences us, choosing gratitude until we are grateful, praising God  until we ourselves are a constant act of praise. – From Radical Grace: Daily Meditations In other words, we become what we… Continue Reading “What is Prayer?”

. . . And One More Thing about Gratitude

Though the Busy Person’s Retreat on “Going Gratitudinal” may be completed, we are never finished with the opportunities for gratefulness. May the readings, reflections, and thoughtful questions over the last few days assist us in continuing to cultivate a grateful heart. Rejoice in the… Continue Reading “. . . And One More Thing about Gratitude”