Though I'm not a Catholic and don't subscribe to some of his beliefs, he strikes me as a humane man. I almost wrote human man and to the extent that sometimes we think of priests as other than the rest of us, that would be right.
He's recently started a new thread for his messages which is about Love and the importance of it as both a mystical experience and a practical tool as we tackle what faces us on a daily basis.
My question at the top of the post relates to Love. That is the task of loving ourselves in here, inside of us. It's easy to project love towards people in trouble on the other side of the world. Less easy to project it internally and accept ourselves for the beloved person we are in the eyes of whatever you believe in. I like the term Divine Mystery which keeps me in right relationship to something beyond what I can understand. It keeps the wonder in the relationship for me.
Richard Rohr is open enough to look at and learn from other faiths and traditions and for that I like him. He's also very concerned that our faith whatever it is works for us daily.
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