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Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life

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In the first half of life, we are naturally preoccupied with establishing ourselves; climbing, achieving, and performing. But as we grow older and encounter challenges and mistakes, we need to see ourselves in a different and more life-giving way. This message of falling down - that is in fact moving upward - is the most resisted and counterintuitive of messages in the world's religions. Falling Upward offers a new paradigm for understanding one of the most profound of life's mysteries: how those who have fallen down are the only ones who understand "up." We grow spiritually more by doing it wrong than by doing it right, and the disappointments of life are actually stepping stones to the spiritual joys in the second half of life.

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Richard Rohr was born in Kansas in 1943. He entered the Franciscans in 1961, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1970. He received his Master's Degree in Theology from Dayton that same year. He now lives in a hermitage behind his Franciscan community in Albuquerque, and divides his time between local work and preaching and teaching on all continents. He has written numerous books including: Everything Belongs, Things Hidden, The Naked Now, and more.

 

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Richard Rohr was born in Kansas in 1943. He entered the Franciscans in 1961, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1970. He received his Master's Degree in Theology from Dayton that same year. He now lives in a hermitage behind his Franciscan community in Albuquerque, and divides his time between local work and preaching and teaching on all continents. He has written numerous books including: Everything Belongs, Things Hidden, The Naked Now, and more.

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ISBN:
9781611202861
Author:
Rohr, Richard
Publisher:
Dreamscape Media
Subject:
Christianity-Spiritual Growth
Edition Description:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
20110531
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MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.04 x 5.04 x 1.13 in 0.41 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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