Celebrating Sabbath

More wisdom from St. Francis via Father Richard Rohr: Overcoming the split of the mind from the body was probably easier for St. Francis because he wasn’t an intellectual. He was almost anti-intellectual because he saw what it did to so many clergy. They couldn’t touch reality anymore. They confused words with reality. Don’t fall …

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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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