Richard Rohr suggests that a Beginner's Mind is crucial for correct understanding of religion. Ignorance does not result from what we don't know, but from what we think we do know. Great spiritual teachers balance knowing with not knowing—and know that they don't know. Being willing not to know, because God knows, is a great gift. (41 min) Center for Action and Contemplation.

Happiness eludes us all eventually, an experience which presents opportunity to examine our programmed responses and exercise the power to choose. Exageration, confusion and distortion of reality often cause emotional imbalance in our family, church, even our poloitics. Emotional sobriety when sought out, can bring healing from our reactive response. This is really the task of what we call contemplation. Authentic spirituality leads to a "rewiring" of our conscious and unconscious (programmed) response. Not only transforming external behavior, internal emotion and response leading to what many call the "healing of memories" is the fruit we harvest. (72 min) Center For Action and Contemplation....
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Join with Fr. Richard Rohr to explore different ways of living life in abundance with a sense of "being drawn" rather then "being driven." Explore the life of St. Francis and his vision with new eyes, void of romanticism that often obscures the true message of "pre-emptive salvation." Realize what this meant for St. Francis, and what this "healing power" may mean for you. (86 min) Center For Action and Contemplation....
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