Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Everything swirls with meaning


I first learned about Richard Rohr when I was living in Ireland in the early 90s and someone gave me a tape of Fr. Rohr speaking on the parable of the weeds among the wheat. I can't tell you how many times I listened to that talk. I subsequently made every effort to obtain recordings of his talks and retreat addresses and later to read his books.

Here's something he said that is worthy of considerable pondering:

The work of religion is to open our eyes to see a world where everything swirls with meaning.

— Richard Rohr in Quest for the Grail


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