Finding sacred space, sacred grace
Last updated 1/31/2008 at Noon
It’s a Sunday afternoon and the house is as still as a sailboat cutting through a calm sea.
The recent pattering of rain has subsided and a hushed quiet makes me realize how seldom we actually slow down to be present to this kind of moment. Ours is a harried, hurried life. Last weekend, however, I had an opportunity to flee the norms of life and be swallowed in grace at a retreat I attended, drawing me into God’s light like a moth in summer. The presenter was Father Richard Rohr speaking on “Contemplation as a Different Form of Consciousness.” Wow!
What he said was most stunning:...