Used book in Good Condition. Based on decades of work, travel, and experience, Rohr, a Franciscan brother and best-selling author, unearths the complexities of male spiritual maturation and helps us to understand the importance of male initiation rights in both culture and the church.
From Wild Man to Wise Man: Reflections on Male Spirituality
An appendix provides a structure for a men's group, based on Rohr's work with M. A. L. Es men as learners and elders, which richard Rohr founded and now directs in Albuquerque, a program of the Center for Action and Contemplation, New Mexico. From wild man to wise man: reflections on male spirituality is a revised and updated edition of Richard Rohr's earlier best-seller, The Wild Man's Journey: Reflections on Male Spirituality.
For this new work, rohr added three chapters that discuss John the Baptist, Saint Paul and grief.
On the Threshold of Transformation: Daily Meditations for Men
Ultimately, this book of 366 daily meditations helps men learn how to transform their pain so they don’t pass it on. With nearly every man dealing with some form of hurt in his life, On the Threshold of Transformation acknowledges the pain and deals with it directly and redemptively. So is the power to transform it.
In one of the opening meditations of this book, “we need to fail, male spirituality expert Richard Rohr writes, to fall, to jump into the central mystery of our own existence, or we’ll have no way of finding our true path. Those words serve as the starting point for a potentially transformative experience, one in which men come to grips with the fact that some form of suffering or letting go is essential to achieving wholeness, holiness, and happiness.
Rohr as their guide, the path to male spiritual transformation can be found and followed. Rohr helps men see that pain—in whatever form it takes—is a primary doorway through which they can pass to reach their authentic, best selves, which is where they will truly encounter God. While much of our culture today would have us believe that failure and suffering are inherently bad, Fr.
For men, pain is very real. With Fr.
Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life
In falling Upward, Fr. 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, and letting go of life, dealing with health issues, 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.
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.
The Naked Now: Learning To See As the Mystics See
Used book in Good Condition. Filled with sayings, quotations, and appeals to the heart, stories, specific methods for identifying dualistic thinking are presented with simple practices for stripping away ego and the fear of dwelling in the present. Falling upward a Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life.
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. Drawn from the gospels, jesus, paul, and the great christian contemplatives, 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.
Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps
Franciscan Media. Falling upward a Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life. When we learn to identify our addiction, and surrender to God, embrace our brokenness, we begin to bring healing to ourselves and our world. Used book in Good Condition. We are all addicted in some way. 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.
Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer
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. Contemplation has its place at the heart of Christianity, a place that allows people to experience how “everything belongs.
Falling upward a Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life. Used book in Good Condition. Crossroad Publishing Company. Only when they rest in God can they find the certainty and the freedom to become all that they can be. Franciscan Media.
Just This: prompts and practices for contemplation
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Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self
Franciscan Media. Falling upward a Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life. Crossroad Publishing Company. But if there's a false self, is there also atrue self? what is it? how is it found? why does it matter? Andwhat does it have to do with the spiritual journey? This booklikens True Self to a diamond, uncovered, that must be searched for, buried deep within us, formed underthe intense pressure of our lives, separated from all the debris of ego that surrounds it.
In a sense true self must, be resurrected, like Jesus, and thatprocess is not resuscitation but transformation. Shows how to navigate spiritually difficult terrain with clearvision and tools to uncover our True SelvesWritten by Father Richard Rohr, the bestselling author ofFalling UpwardExamines the fundamental issues of who we are and helps us onour path of spiritual maturityImmortal Diamond whose title is taken from a line in aGerard Manley Hopkins poem explores the deepest questions ofidentity, spirituality, and meaning in Richard Rohr's inimitablestyle.
Dissolve the distractions of ego to find our authentic selves inGod In his bestselling book Falling Upward, Richard Rohrtalked about ego or the False Self and how it gets in the way ofspiritual maturity. Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition.
The Enneagram: A Christian Perspective
Franciscan Media. Crossroad Publishing Company. Enneagram. 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. Used book in Good Condition. Falling upward a Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life.
Preparing for Christmas: Daily Meditations for Advent
Enneagram. Crossroad Publishing Company. Advent is a time to focus our expectations and anticipation on “the adult Christ, the Cosmic Christ, ” who challenges us to empty ourselves, to lose ourselves, to surrender. Preparing for Christmas. Richard rohr’s scriptural reflections for Advent are the perfect preparation for the Christmas season.
This beautiful redesign provides daily reflections for the Advent season, along with each day's Scripture readings and questions for reflection. The audio edition of this book can be downloaded via Audible. Used book in Good Condition. Falling upward a Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life. Advent is not about a sentimental waiting for the Baby Jesus, " Richard Rohr asserts.
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