Category: Fr. Richard Rhor

Cosmic Christ: God in All Things

God in All Things Sunday, October 23, 2016 (Daily Meditation Oct. 23, 2016, Fr Richard Rhor) The day of my spiritual awakening was the day I saw and knew I saw all things in God and God in all things.

Universal Wisdom

The Perennial Wisdom Tradition . . . offers ancient wisdom for contemporary living that is relevant to all of us, not just to a few. —David G. Benner [1] The Perennial Tradition encompasses the constantly recurring themes in all of the

Trinity Prayer

God for us, we call you “Father.” God alongside us, we call you “Jesus.” God within us, we call you “Holy Spirit.” Together, you are the Eternal Mystery That enables, enfolds, and enlivens all things, Even us and even me. 

Contemplation as an act of letting go

Contemplation as an act of letting go and allowing ourselves to be sculpted into a masterpiece: According to ancient theory of art, the practice of sculpting has less to do with fashioning a figure of one’s choosing than with being

Contemplation as Letting Go

Contemplation as Letting Go Friday, September 2, 2016 It’s really hard to “sell” contemplation because it’s precisely like selling nothing. For Americans, contemplative prayer is counter-intuitive. Even worse, it is, at least for me, a daily practice of assured failure!

God is this very moment giving to you

…“salvation” has little to do with belief systems, belonging to the right group, or correct ritual practice. It has everything to do with living right here, right now, and knowing a beautiful and fully accepting God is this very moment giving to

Contemplative Prayer and the Birthright to what is already within you

Contemplative prayer is the change that changes everything. It’s not telling you what to see, but teaching you how to see. And when you know how to see, you’re home free. You’re indestructible. When you know how to see in

Litany of the Holy Spirit

Litany of the Holy Spirit Pure Gift of God Indwelling Presence Promise of the Father Life of Jesus Pledge and Guarantee Defense Attorney Inner Anointing Homing Device Stable Witness Peacemaker Always Already Awareness Compassionate Observer God Compass Inner Breath Mutual

Radical Transformation _ Richard Rhor

Radical Transformation Thursday, May 12, 2016 Mature religion teaches contemplation as a path to true transformation. But before we are ready to be shaken and changed at our roots, we need religion at its lower levels to help us develop

Concrete Participation _Practice_Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditation _April 16, 2016

As we turn toward participation we now can see that most of religious and church history has been largely preoccupied with religious ideas, about which you could be wrong or right. When faith is all about ideas, you do not