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How to get through a liminal space (oh and what one is, if you didn’t know)


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The theologian and author Richard Rohr describes a liminal space as:

'...where we are betwixt and between the familiar and the completely unknown. There alone is our old world left behind, while we are not yet sure of the new existence. That’s a good space where genuine newness can begin. Get there often and stay as long as you can by whatever means possible…This is the sacred space where the old world is able to fall apart, and a bigger world is revealed...'

– Richard Rohr

Have you ever felt that you are trapped, you keep doing everything that you can to move forward, yet circumstances, or other people, or the situation, or time – well just about everything pushes the pause button. You are waiting for a train that has been delayed.

Delay means that we are possibly in a liminal space – a liminal space is a place of transition