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One of the easiest ways to discover your shadow is to observe your negative reactions to others and what pushes your buttons. — Richard Rohr Read Embracing the Shadow Weekly Summary
We grow spiritually much more by doing it wrong than by doing it right. — Richard Rohr Read The Last Will Be First
We are all saved by pure grace, no exceptions. We must never live in such a way that grace is not needed hour by hour. — Richard Rohr Read Rediscovering the Gospel Message
We know God by participation in God, not by trying to please God from afar. This alone is authentic wholeness, holiness, and the goodness that we seek. — Richard Rohr Read Receiving Mercy
Perfectionism discourages honest self-knowledge and basic humility, which are foundational to spiritual and psychological growth. — Richard Rohr Read Perfection: A Self-Defeating Path
The real moral goals of the Gospel—loving enemies, caring for the powerless, living simply—can only be achieved through surrender and participation. — Richard Rohr Read Love Shows Itself as Mercy
God doesn’t love you because you are good. God loves you because God is good! — Richard Rohr Read Big Love
In contemplative prayer we recognize our need of mercy and stand under the gracious flow of God’s forgiveness and compassion. — Richard Rohr Read Spirituality of Imperfection: Week 1 Summary
St. Paul taught the unwelcome message of the spirituality of imperfection with his enigmatic statement, “It is when I am weak that I am strong” (2 Cor. 12:10). — Richard Rohr Read Falling in Love
The only perfection available to us humans is the ability to include and forgive our imperfection. — Richard Rohr Read Good News
Salvation is not sin perfectly avoided, as the ego would prefer; but in fact, salvation is sin turned on its head and used in our favor. — Richard Rohr Read The Great Turnaround
Those who agree to carry and love what God loves, both the good and the bad, and to pay the price for its reconciliation within themselves—are Jesus’ followers. — Richard Rohr Read Following Jesus
You fall into this Wholeness that holds you when you stop excluding, even the dark parts of yourself. — Richard Rohr Read Perfection of Wholeness
Spare me perfection. Give me instead the wholeness that comes from embracing the full reality of who I am, just as I am. — David Benner Read Wholeness and Love
The contemplative life is a matter of being so fully present to the moment that we cannot help but catch a glimpse of God in all that is. — Mirabai Starr Read Spirituality of Imperfection: Week 2 Summary