Homilies from June 2013

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What’s in a Name?

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“Wot’s in a name she says And then she sighs And clasps her little hands A rose, she says, by any other name Would smell the same Wot’s in a name she says??”From The Sentimental Bloke by C.J. Dennis Is it time for us at “St Mary’s in Exile” to change our name to something […]

Remembering with Hope

Let me tell you a story by Mulla Nasruddin a 13th cent visionary Sufi and mystic jester from Akshehir in Turkey. His teaching stories reveal the paradoxes of conditioned living with humor. THE ROYAL PIGEON Mulla Nasruddin became prime minister to the king. Once while he wandered through the palace, he saw a royal falcon. […]