Meditating with Fr. Richard Rohr

Spread Love in 2018 For 2018, I’ve decided to follow Fr. Richard Rohr’s daily meditations. I invite you to follow along with me by subscribing at the Center for Action and Contemplation. The theme for this year is “Image and Likeness:” Over the course of this year’s Daily Meditations, discover opportunities to incarnate love in …
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Defiant Joy

We must risk delight . . . We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of this world.” —Jack Gilbert CHRISTMAS is closing in on us, but my heart is not quite there.  During my morning walk in a sunlit city park, it feels more like a “mourning “ walk as I …
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Under the Red Hats: White Rage, Outrage, and the Quest for Empathy

The shock, disbelief, and revulsion of seeing half our country gleefully supporting, and now electing to the presidency, a man who has spent the last year and a half spewing racist, misogynist, homophobic, Islamophobic, and jingoistic rhetoric should not completely surprise us.  Some predicted it, but we had hoped for something better.  We trusted that …
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