everything belongs pg 150

December 31, 2005 | Leave a comment

Everything BelongsThis entry is part of a series of significant thoughts from Everything Belongs, by Richard Rohr. See the entry entitled Everything Belongs Reflections for more info.

When we have the gift of seeing, of standing in the big picture and resting in God’s providence, we will know how to create church in a healthy way. We’ll know we need the mystery of community, of shared life, and of common social action and concern. We’ve tried to create church with individualists. It doesn’t work. Think of your own church. It’s largely individualists coming to get their own spiritual fix, and then leave.