Fr. Richard Rohr on the Art of Action and Contemplation

…you cannot grow in the great art form, the integration of action and contemplation, without
1) a strong tolerance for ambiguity;
2) an ability to allow, forgive, and contain a certain degree of anxiety; and
3) a willingness to not know and not even need to know.
This is how you allow and encounter mystery.
All else is mere religion.

From Richard Rohr, From A Lever And a Place to Stand: The Contemplative Stance, the Active Prayer,

Author: DanutM

Anglican theologian. Former Director for Faith and Development Middle East and Eastern Europe Region of World Vision International

One thought on “Fr. Richard Rohr on the Art of Action and Contemplation”

  1. The picture is really a piece of work… Distinctive nuance in such an intuitive moment… Creating a pleasant atmosphere of nature… Inspiring, alluring, and encouraging us to be thankful through a true contemplating silence… Wonderful!


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