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Most people have never actually met themselves. At every moment, all our lives long, we identify with our thoughts, our self-image, or our feelings. — Richard Rohr Read Nonviolence: Weekly Summary
The pattern of loss and renewal, enslavement and liberation, exile and return, transformation through darkness and suffering is quite clear in the Hebrew Scriptures. — Richard Rohr Read The Paschal Mystery
Rather than look for impressive apparitions or miracles, Jesus said we must go inside the belly of the whale for a while so we can be spit up on a new shore. — Richard Rohr Read The Sign of Jonah
Christians have preferred to hear something Jesus never said: “Worship me.” Worship of Jesus is rather harmless and risk-free; following Jesus changes everything. — Richard Rohr Read Jesus’ Invitation: Follow Me
In my case Pilgrim's Progress consisted in my having to climb down a thousand ladders until I could reach out my hand to the little clod of earth that I am. — C. G. Jung Read A Clod of Earth
We’re usually going up the down escalator! And we miss Jesus on the way—as he de-escalates into our so very ordinary world. — Richard Rohr Read Going Up the Down Escalator
A “crucified God” became the central image of our Christian religion. If that isn’t saying you win by losing, what is it going to take for us to get the message? — Richard Rohr Read The Crucified Jesus