Celebrating Sabbath

The Feast of Saint Francis was this week. I don't think I've ever met someone who didn't like Francis. I mean, really, who doesn't love him? (Well, I suppose war mongers and gnostics don't. But I don't think I've ever encountered anyone who openly self-identifies either way.) The famous prayer of peace attributed to Francis …

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Celebrating Sabbath

Excellent words from Father Richard Rohr: "Christianity is a lifestyle—a way of being in the world that is simple, non-violent, shared, inclusive, and loving." He continues: We made it, however, into a formal established religion, in order to avoid the demanding lifestyle itself. One could then be warlike, greedy, racist, selfish, and vain at the …

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