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Tag Archives: freedom

Wise as Serpents, Innocent as Doves

You need both innocence and experience, both the serpent and the dove. Continue Reading Wise as Serpents, Innocent as Doves

Leaving the Garden

Faith is trusting that an intrinsic union exists between us and God. Continue Reading Leaving the Garden

Living What We Are “For”

It is not the brand name that matters. It is that God’s heart be made available and active on this earth. Continue Reading Living What We Are “For”

Simplicity Is about Freedom

We will not be happy living selfishly in a small world. Continue Reading Simplicity Is about Freedom

What Does It Mean to Set Jesus Free?

COVID-19 forced Jesus out of the cathedral into the world, reminding Christians that church is not a building. Continue Reading What Does It Mean to Set Jesus Free?

The Root of Violence

When we don’t know we are connected, we will invariably resort to some form of violence to get the dignity and power we lack. Continue Reading The Root of Violence

Love Poured Out

Jesus’ idea of “dying to self” was through radically squandering everything he had and was. Continue Reading Love Poured Out

Freedom to Choose Life and Love

Spirituality and Addiction Freedom to Choose Life and Love Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Author and psychotherapist Gerald May (1940–2005) was a friend and early mentor of Father Richard. In this passage, May explores how addiction keeps us from living with the full love and freedom for which we were created: It seems to me that… Continue Reading Freedom to Choose Life and Love

What Do We Do With Money? Weekly Summary

What Do We Do With Money? Saturday, September 25, 2021 Week Thirty-Eight Summary and Practice Sunday, September 19—Friday, September 24, 2021 Sunday Money and soul have never been separate in our unconscious because they are both about human exchanges, and therefore, divine exchange. —Richard Rohr Monday The reign of God is a worldview of abundance.… Continue Reading What Do We Do With Money? Weekly Summary

A Journey toward Greater Love

Living Inside God’s Great Story A Journey toward Greater Love Sunday, August 29, 2021 At the end of September, the CAC will host the seventh and final CONSPIRE conference. We are calling it Me/Us/The World: Living Inside God’s Great Story. Our own individual stories connect us to the stories of our larger communities and to… Continue Reading A Journey toward Greater Love

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