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Beggar and the Bread, The (by: Author Unknown)
A beggar came and sat before me. "I want bread," he said. "How wise you are," I assured him. "Bread is what you need. And you have come to the right bakery." So I pulled my cookbook down from my shelf and began to tell him all I knew about bread.
Celebration (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
"What would spirituality give me?" said an alcoholic to the Master.
Emperor and Master Gudo, The (by: Author Unknown)
The Emperor asked Master Gudo, "What happens to a man of enlightenment after death?"
Exposure (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
One day the Master asked, "What, in your opinion, is the most important of all religious questions?"
Immunization (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
To everyone's surprise the Master seemed unenthusiatic about religious education for the young.
Monk's Vision, The (by: Lawrence Le Shan)
An old monk prayed many years for a vision from God to strengthen his faith, but it never came. He had almost given up hope when, one day, a vision appeared. The old monk was overjoyed. But then, right in the middle of the vision, the monastery bell rang.
Results (by: Author Unknown)
A minister dies and, resplendent in his clerical collar and colorful robes, waits in line at the Pearly Gates. Just ahead of him is a guy dressed in sunglasses, a loud shirt, leather jacket, and jeans.
Universality (by: Anthony de Mello, SJ)
The Master ordinarily dissuaded people from living in a monastery.
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