In "Falling Upward, " Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or "gone down" are the only ones who understand "up." "The Companion Journal" helps those who have (and those who have not) read Falling Upward to engage more deeply with the questions the book raises.
Using a blend of quotes, questions for individual and group reflection, stories, and suggestions for spiritual practices, it provides a wise guide for deepening the spiritual journey. . . at any time of life.Explains why the second half of life can and should be full of spiritual richness Offers tools for spiritual growth and greater understanding of the ideas in "Falling Upward"
Richard Rohr is a regular contributing writer for "Sojourners" and "Tikkun" magazines This important companion to "Falling Upward" is an excellent tool for exploring the counterintuitive messages of how we grow spiritually.
Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition.He is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico Province and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC)in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Fr. Richard's teaching is grounded in the Franciscan alternative orthodoxy—practices of contemplation and lived kenosis(self-emptying), expressing itself inradical compassion, particularly for the socially marginalized.
Fr. Richard is the author of numerous books, including Everything Belongs, Adam’s Return,The Naked Now,Breathing Under Water,Falling Upward, Immortal Diamond, and Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi.Fr. Richard is academic Dean of the Living School for Action and Contemplation. Drawing upon Christianity's place within the Perennial Tradition, the mission of the Living School is to produce compassionate and powerfully learned individuals who will work for positive change in the world based on awareness of our common union with God and all beings.Visit cac.org for more information.