“Spirituality is when the inside of things is bigger than the outside” – Richard Rohr.
I came across that quote while I was taking a look at the new website of St Saviour’s, Bridge of Allan where my brother is rector.
It just happened to catch my eye because I was about to write a post on why I was finding it hard to post at the moment.
Why it’s sometimes hard to write a blog post
There are many times in life when I find my inner world more vivid and enticing than the outer world: I can’t read on the bus because I want to stare out of the window, I’m late for an appointment because I have been day-dreaming in the bath, I don’t switch the telly on because lying on my back looking at the ceiling is far more entertaining than anything being offered to me on a screen.
I’m going through a time like this at the moment – a time when I am being beckoned by my soul rather than wooed through the web. The outer world is small and thin. My inner world is rich and deep.
I don’t know if this is “spirituality.” I don’t know if this is the way of being to which Richard Rohr was alluding. But it is good to name this place and it a good place to be.