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Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Rohr is a regular contributing writer for sojourners and Tikkun magazines This important book explores the counterintuitive message that we grow spiritually much more by doing wrong than by doing right--a fresh way of thinking about spirituality that grows throughout life. Richard rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or "gone down" are the only ones who understand "up.

Most of us tend to think of the second half of life as largely about getting old, dealing with health issues, and letting go of life, but the whole thesis of this book is exactly the opposite. Explains why the second half of life can and should be full of spiritual richness Offers a new view of how spiritual growth happens?loss is gain Richard.

Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life #ad - What looks like falling down can largely be experienced as "falling upward. In fact, it is not a loss but somehow actually a gain, as we have all seen with elders who have come to their fullness. Falling upward a Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life. In falling Upward, Fr.

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Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life -- A Companion Journal

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Jossey-Bass #ad - . A valuable new companion journal for the best-selling Falling Upward In Falling Upward, Fr. Richard rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or "gone down" are the only ones who understand "up. The companion journal helps those who have and those who have not read Falling Upward to engage more deeply with the questions the book raises.

At any time of life. Using a blend of quotes, stories, questions for individual and group reflection, and suggestions for spiritual practices, it provides a wise guide for deepening the spiritual journey. Explains why the second half of life can and should be full of spiritual richness Offers tools for spiritual growth and greater understanding of the ideas in Falling Upward Richard Rohr is a regular contributing writer for Sojourners and Tikkun magazines This important companion to Falling Upward is an excellent tool for exploring the counterintuitive messages of how we grow spiritually.

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Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self

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Jossey-Bass #ad - But if there's a false self, formed under the intense pressure of our lives, that must be searched for, is there also a True Self? What is it? How is it found? Why does it matter? And what does it have to do with the spiritual journey? This book likens True Self to a diamond, buried deep within us, uncovered, separated from all the debris of ego that surrounds it.

Jossey-Bass. Shows how to navigate spiritually difficult terrain with clear vision and tools to uncover our true Selves Written by Father Richard Rohr, the bestselling author of Falling Upward Examines the fundamental issues of who we are and helps us on our path of spiritual maturity Immortal Diamond whose title is taken from a line in a Gerard Manley Hopkins poem explores the deepest questions of identity, spirituality, and meaning in Richard Rohr's inimitable style.

Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self #ad - . In a sense true self must, be resurrected, like Jesus, and that process is not resuscitation but transformation. Dissolve the distractions of ego to find our authentic selves in God In his bestselling book Falling Upward, Richard Rohr talked about ego or the False Self and how it gets in the way of spiritual maturity.

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Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps

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Franciscan Media #ad - We are all addicted in some way. When we learn to identify our addiction, and surrender to God, embrace our brokenness, we begin to bring healing to ourselves and our world. Jossey-Bass. In breathing under water, richard rohr shows how the gospel principles in the Twelve Steps can free anyone from any addiction—from an obvious dependence on alcohol or drugs to the more common but less visible addiction that we all have to sin.

The audio edition of this book can be downloaded via Audible. Franciscan Media.

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The Naked Now: Learning To See As the Mystics See

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The Crossroad Publishing Company #ad - Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition. Filled with sayings, and appeals to the heart, quotations, stories, specific methods for identifying dualistic thinking are presented with simple practices for stripping away ego and the fear of dwelling in the present. For christians seeking a way of thinking outside of strict dualities, this guide explores methods for letting go of division and living in the present.

Franciscan Media. Drawn from the gospels, and the great christian contemplatives, Paul, Jesus, this examination reveals how many of the hidden truths of Christianity have been misunderstood or lost and how to read them with the eyes of the mystics rather than interpreting them through rational thought.

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The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe

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Convergent Books #ad - From one of the world’s most influential spiritual thinkers, a long-awaited book exploring what it means that Jesus was called “Christ, ” and how this forgotten truth can restore hope and meaning to our world. Anyone who strives to put their faith into action will find encouragement and inspiration in the pages of this book.

Melinda gatesin his decades as a globally recognized teacher, Richard Rohr has helped millions realize what is at stake in matters of faith and spirituality. Yet rohr has never written on the most perennially talked about topic in Christianity: Jesus. Franciscan Media. God loves things by becoming them, ” he writes, and Jesus’s life was meant to declare that humanity has never been separate from God—except by its own negative choice.

The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe #ad - Most know who jesus was, religious debate, but who was christ? Is the word simply Jesus’s last name? Too often, our understandings have been limited by culture, Rohr writes, and the human tendency to put ourselves at the center. Drawing on scripture, rohr articulates a transformative view of Jesus Christ as a portrait of God’s constant, and spiritual practice, history, unfolding work in the world.

Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition. When we recover this fundamental truth, and more about learning to recognize the Creator’s presence all around us, faith becomes less about proving Jesus was God, and in everyone we meet. Thought-provoking, the universal christ is a landmark book from one of our most beloved spiritual writers, and full of deep hope and vision, practical, and an invitation to contemplate how God liberates and loves all that is.

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Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer

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The Crossroad Publishing Company #ad - Contemplation has its place at the heart of Christianity, a place that allows people to experience how “everything belongs. Jossey-Bass. Franciscan Media. Only when they rest in God can they find the certainty and the freedom to become all that they can be. Crossroad Publishing Company. Used book in Good Condition.

This popular and bestselling book of the renowned Franciscan challenges people to move beyond the comfort of a settled life toward an understanding of themselves that is rooted in their connection to God.

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Just This: Prompts And Practices For Contemplation

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SPCK #ad - Franciscan Media. Used book in Good Condition. The contemplative mind does not tell us what to see; it teaches us how to see what we behold. Just this is a collection of brief and evocative meditations and practices that invite us to cultivate the gift of waking up to the beauty of reality in all its glorious ordinariness.

This is the heart of contemplation, the centerpiece of any inner dialogue that frees us from the traps of our perceptions and preoccupations. With his signature blend of contemplation, and pastoral sensitivity, theology, Fr Richard Rohr creates a spaciousness for the soul to grow into a kind of seeing that goes far beyond merely looking to recognizing and thus appreciating.

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The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective

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The Crossroad Publishing Company #ad - Crossroad Publishing Company. Used book in Good Condition. Enneagram. Jossey-Bass. Richard rohr and andrea ebert's runaway best-seller shows both the basic logic of the Enneagram and its harmony with the core truths of Christian thought from the time of the early Church forward. Franciscan Media.

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Wondrous Encounters: Scripture for Lent

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Franciscan Media #ad - Used book in Good Condition. He ends each meditation with a starter prayer that invites you to self-disclosure and to enter the wondrous divine dialogue with clarity, insight—and holy desire! "There are two moments that matter. Then he offers the meditation followed by key passages from the readings. The first such moment gives you energy and joy by connecting you with your ultimate Source and Ground.

One is when you know that your one and only life is absolutely valuable and alive. You need both of them to keep you going in the right direction. Crossroad Publishing Company. Lent is about both. The other is when you know your life, as presently lived, is entirely pointless and empty. Enneagram. Franciscan Media.

Wondrous Encounters: Scripture for Lent #ad - . The second gives you limits and boundaries, and a proper humility, so you keep seeking the Source and Ground and not just your small self. From the introductionThe audio edition of this book can be downloaded via Audible. Jossey-Bass. Rohr's meditations on the daily readings of lent are not for the sake of mere information, but for the sake of our transformation into our original "image and likeness, or even for academia although the author hopes it will satisfy both, " which is the very image of God.

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Richard Rohr: Essential Teachings on Love Modern Spiritual Masters

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Orbis Books #ad - When you love, you are acting according to your deepest being, your deepest truth. Richard rohrrichard rohr, the founder of the center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, is a Franciscan priest, OFM, NM, and one of the most popular spiritual teachers today. Experiences from rohr's life, both joyful and sorrowful, illustrate how the path has unfolded for him and how we each might come to know love more intimately.

You're not being real. Used book in Good Condition. Drawn from his many talks, and online daily Meditations, books, this collection introduces many of the teachings for which he has become known, all organized around the central theme of Love. Interwoven with a probing personal interview, the teachings gathered here illuminate Richard's lifelong journey of growing in love -- a journey open to all who are willing: how we love God by loving others, how we learn to love ourselves, and how we ultimately seek and find love in everything.

Richard Rohr: Essential Teachings on Love Modern Spiritual Masters #ad - Love is who you are. Enneagram. Jossey-Bass. Crossroad Publishing Company. When you don't operate according to love, you are outside of being. Franciscan Media.

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