Homilies tagged with ‘mindfulness’

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WABI-SABI

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“Wabi Sabi is about the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent & incomplete.”  says Leonard Koren,  American artist and aesthetics expert and writer. “There is beauty in transience, the perishable, the impermanent’’. Already as a child we are taught that a colouring-in  picture is only beautiful if it is coloured within the lines and with the […]

Being Mindful of the Refugee Situation

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Then Jesus said to them, “Watch, and be on your guard against avarice of any kind, for people’s lives are not made secure by what they own, even when they have more than they need.” We all need to hear this again and again particularly those in rich countries like Australia, both as individuals and […]

The True Self

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“Anything less than the death of the False self is useless religion. The False Self must die for the True Self to live or, as Jesus himself puts it,” Unless the I go, the Spirit cannot come” (John 16;7) Richard Rohr There were two monks living about 100 years ago. Everywhere they went they saw people […]

The Oneness Of All

  One of the things I love about our St Mary’s liturgy is how the theme of “oneness of all” flows through the prayers and songs.  I find the words of the songs echo through my mind and spirit throughout the week. A few weeks ago, I had an experienced that clarified for me the […]