Faith Community at
March 17, 2018, 09:08:58 PM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: Wordsfree is on a New Server again! (April 2017)
We moved from Azure to a new cloud solution that should be more stable, and importantly: cheaper! -- Matt
   Home   Help Search Login Register  
Pages: [1]   Go Down
Author Topic: Rohr Nov 22, 2013 -- Not to Be a Saint  (Read 930 times)
Forum Fanatic

Karma: +89/-5038
Offline Offline

Posts: 5544


View Profile Email
« on: November 22, 2013, 10:46:37 AM »

Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation:
Seven Themes of an Alternative Orthodoxy

Seventh Theme: Reality is paradoxical and complementary. Non-dual
thinking is the highest level of consciousness. Divine union, not
private perfection, is the goal of all religion (Goal).

Not to Be a Saint
Meditation 14 of 52

What is the source of your spiritual power? It’s radical union with
God, not just doing good things or holding a role or function.

Often we make the basis for ministry professionalism, education, and
up-to-date-ism, which are all good in themselves. But in the end, the
only basis for fruitful Christianity is divine union. Such people change
you and change the world. Leon Bloy said it well: “There is only one
sadness in life, only one—not to be a saint.”

Adapted from Radical Grace: Daily Meditations, p. 382, day 396

... love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.
Pages: [1]   Go Up
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!