One’s biggest secrets and deepest desires are usually revealed to others, and even discovered by ourselves, in the presence of sorrow, failure, or need when we are very vulnerable and when one feels entirely safe in the arms of someone’s love. That is why all “little ones” have a huge head start. When vulnerable exchange happens, there is always a broadening of being on both sides. We are bigger and better people afterward. Those who never go there always remain small and superficial and unconnected to themselves. You would normally experience it as a lack of substance or even reality in a person. People who have avoided all intimacy normally do not know who they are at any depth—and cannot tell others who they are.
Intimacy: The Divine Ambush Richard Rohr and James Finley Santa Fe, NM • April 26-27, 2013
James Finley and Richard Rohr explore how we solve the problem of our separation--separation from each other and from God—by illuminating John of the Cross, Julian of Norwich, and Therese of Lisieux. Discover how God breaks through our defenses in the same seductive way lovers do.