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Love lives and thrives in the heart space. It has kept me from wanting to hurt people who have hurt me. — Richard Rohr Read Early Christianity: Weekly Summary
The desert fathers and mothers focused more on the how than the what. The Patristic Period emphasized the what—the rational, philosophical, and theological foundations for Christianity. — Richard Rohr Read The Patristic Period
Matter and Spirit must be found to be inseparable in Christ before we have the courage and insight to acknowledge and honor the same in ourselves and in the entire universe. — Richard Rohr Read Christ is Everyman and Everywoman
The Mystery of God as Trinity invites us into full participation with God—a flow, a relationship, a waterwheel of always outpouring love. — Richard Rohr Read Trinity
Salvation isn’t about replacing our human nature with a fully divine nature but growing within our very earthiness and embodiedness to live more and more in the ways of love and grace. — Richard Rohr Read Theosis
We must have a God at least as big as the universe, or else our view of God becomes irrelevant, constricted, and more harmful than helpful. — Richard Rohr Read Universal Restoration
We feel in the depths of our being a transformation taking place. Power to love, to be toward God, ourselves and others, in a healthy way, opens up slowly like a lotus flower. — George Maloney Read Participation in the Incarnation
The hesychast is not someone who has journeyed outwardly into the desert, but someone who has embarked upon the journey inwards into his [or her] own heart. — Kallistos Ware Read Eastern Christianity: Weekly Summary
Contemplation is the way you know and think of yourself when you are sincerely praying and present—as opposed to thinking, arguing, or proving. — Richard Rohr Read The Christian Contemplative Tradition
We don’t come to the monastery to get away from suffering; we come to hold the suffering of all the world. — Thomas Merton Read Renewal of Contemplative Christianity
The false self is simply a substitute for our deeper and deepest truth. It is a useful and even needed part of ourselves, but it is not all. — Richard Rohr Read The Self-in-God

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