Richard Rohr on 12-Step Spirituality

I’ve been following Rohr’s work on 12-step spirituality and was also inspired by Dallas Willard’s high praise of spiritual transformation via 12-step groups.  Why is it intriguing to me?  What is the draw?  I’m sure I’m an addict in a few different ways.  And I’ve been experiencing pain and “bottoming out” in different areas of…

the text mirrors human development

I never quite knew how to word this concept until now.  Forewarning:  provocative statements up ahead… “This is how God trusts incarnation. God allows us to see God and uses that as his word. It’s through us. Therefore the text itself is three steps forward and two steps back. It gets it, it loses it,…

The 12 Steps: A Tutor for Spiritual Transformation

The 12 Steps (a revised version posted below for Christian Spiritual Transformation) has been something I’ve been interested in for the last 5 years or so.  Dallas Willard and Richard Rohr (along with others) have used this machination as a means to surrender our lives to King Jesus and be transformed by the power of…

Men’s Rite of Passage – by Richard Rohr

A friend and I are doing more research and work on “Rites of Passages” for men.  The premise of Rohr’s discussions center around our powerlessness and how this can serve as a sacred wound.  In another video, he talks about “original sin” in the context of “inherited sin”, a wound that gets passed down from…

Men’s Rite of Passage – by Richard Rohr

Men’s Rite of Passage – by Richard Rohr A friend and I are doing more research and work on “Rites of Passages” for men.  The premise of Rohr’s discussions center around our powerlessness and how this can serve as a sacred wound.  In another video, he talks about “original sin” in the context of “inherited…