Read an excerpt from Father Richard Rohr’s ‘Immortal Diamond.’ In this section, he engages the age-old question, ‘Who am I?’. Richard Rohr is a Franciscan priest and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation. He is well-known for his many books and recorded teachings. Immortal Diamond: The Search for Our True Self. Richard Rohr. Jossey-Bass, $ (p) ISBN

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God only and always loves. Our job is to die to falsehood rrohr be born in truth. Jan 09, Theodore rated it it was ok. What do you mean by False Self and True Self?

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. In many ways this quest for the True Self is the foundational issue.

A Study in Search of the True Self. The Vincentian Canon further reveals a clear duality – one of avoiding the “morbid and corrupt limb. I got the e-book from the library, so I’ll buy a copy.


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Hardcoverpages. In my book Falling UpwardI try to talk about the journey, the transitioning from the first half of life, the necessary suffering in the middle of life, and the liberation of the second half of life.

It can change your life. I like Richard Rohr and have read several books. There are quotable quotes on nearly every page, and I rrichard myself doing a lot of note taking and journaling to soak up the insights.

Why does it matter? How is it found? The book centers on our lifelong quest to uncover our True Self, which is really God within all of us. Somehow we have to reestablish our foundational ground over and over because we lose it every day. In this self-paced, week online course, you will have opportunities to: Yet Rohr seems to fall into the t This book was a bit of a disappointment.

This booklikens True Self to a diamond, buried deep within us, formed underthe intense pressure of our lives, that must be searched for,uncovered, separated from all the debris of ego that surrounds it.


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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. I really like this analogy of finding the Way without being a “true believer. But if there’s a False Self, is there also aTrue Self? It will certainly inform my thinking about what it really means to follow Jesus. How wonderful to run into that.

The Search for Our True Self. Showing of reviews. True Self is who you are objectively in Riichard. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Return to Book Page. Write a customer review. It will fight tooth and nail to kill it.