Franciscan friar and ecumenical teacher, Father Richard Rohr bears witness to the deep wisdom of Christian mysticism and traditions of action and contemplation. Founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation, Father Richard teaches how God’s grace guides us to our birthright as beings made of Divine Love. He is the author of numerous books, including The Universal Christ, The Wisdom Pattern, Just This, and Falling Upward.
You can find him on Twitter @RichardRohrOFM.
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A Story From Richard
Just days before I began “The Universal Christ,” I learned that my fifteen-year-old black lab, Venus, was dying. She would gaze at me as if to say that all sadness—be it cosmic, human, or canine—is one and the same. This realization softens our overly defended hearts. Knowing we all carry hurt makes it hard to be cruel to anyone—it makes us one.