Homilies tagged with ‘letting go’

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Setting My Heart Upon the Deep

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At a wedding ceremony, the pastor asked if anyone had anything to say concerning the union of the bride and groom. It was their time to stand up and talk, or forever hold their peace. The moment of utter silence was broken by a young beautiful woman carrying a child. She started walking toward the […]

I don’t mind what happens

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  An elderly man in Brisbane calls his son in Perth  and says, “I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; forty-five years of misery is enough.”   “Dad, what are you talking about?” the son screams. “We can’t stand the sight of each […]

LESSONS FROM GUERRILLA GARDENING

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Homily 1st and 2nd February 2014 By Terry Fitzpatrick   Today I would like to share some of my learnings from Guerrilla Gardening as I feel they connect with today’s Gospel. First, a story … An old Italian man lived alone in New Jersey . He wanted to plant his annual tomato garden, but it was […]