Breathing Underwater has ratings and reviews. Nate said: This was less of an explanation of the Twelve Steps and more of a commentary on them. 12 Apr I had recently read Falling Upward by Richard Rohr, and after I wrote about it in So here’s a snippet from page 24 of Breathing Underwater. Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition.
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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Of all the 12 steps, the one I continually find most difficult is the 3rd step: So attached to my belief system of self-sufficiency and aware that it limits me, I do the same insane thing over rcihard over. It is a book for anyone who is suffering from the addiction to busyness and performance that I’ve personally endured, to “other pleasing”, and of course to those who search for their self meaning in substances that give underwaetr temporary relief from the reality of their personal loss of esteem and purpose.
Post was not sent – check your email addresses! I love the way Rohr brings the whole of the Christian narrative to the level of the individual journey. Our cooperation consists not solely in conforming to external laws, but in opening our wills to this mutually creative act. In visiting I always try to bring my own experience into the conversation and that is that most of us have some form of addiction going on and we are struggling to free ourselves from the guilt that has caused relationships to break down etc.
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Breathing Under Water: A Spiritual Study of the Twelve Steps
Refresh and try again. If we hold on to our own power, we cannot take hold breathinng the Devine power available to us. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Why you think Richard Rohr would need to abandon the priesthood or why the Church should throw him out is beyond me.
The underqater edition of this rphr can be downloaded via Audible. I appreciate Rohr’s no nonsense style where spirituality is concerned. Discuss course content with fellow learners from around the world Access exclusive audio teachings by Fr.
This counterintuitive wisdom will forever be resisted as true, denied, and avoided, until it is forced upon us—by some reality over which we are powerless—and if we are honest, we are all powerless in the presence of full Reality.
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Breathing Underwater Quotes by Richard Rohr
These are often the hardest to heal because they do not look like addictions because we have all agreed to be compulsive about the same things and blind to the same problems. Anyone can read this book and come out better for it.
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Yes, the 12 steps are truly remarkable — I am so glad they speak to you as well! I highly recommend this book to anyone struggling with addiction of any kind. It was a totally wild ride that had me holding my breath and yelping and laughing at the pure absurdity of Grace and crying and slamming the cover shut and just sitting there with my hand over my mouth saying ” Thank you for your feedback.
Breathing Underwater: Spirituality and the 12 Steps
This book tells you how to get brexthing most out of your sessions. Get to Know Us. One step at a time. Please try again later. It’s a balancing act and it’s not easy, many times we take one step forward and two steps backwards but the most important thing is not to give up,even if we are walking on our tiptoes.
In this breathint, he addresses the larger issues that stem from these addictions. It’s an amazing paradigm shift from how we look at our spiritual lives today.