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Vol. 49 Num. 11/12

Editorial

Dear Readers, At the closing of 2017 we look back at a fruitful year for the SEDOS Bulletin, with many interesting articles and themes....

Peace through Stories

Introduction

Rome,  20 December, 2017 Dear Readers, To start with, Peace through Stories is a collection of stories from all over the globe, which we...

1. Heaven helps those who help themselves

The wind and the fan (Zen story)  Zen Mas­ter[1] Hotetsu was fan­ning him­self with a fan to keep cool. A monk pass­ing by asked...

2.Love your neighbor as if he is yourself

King Brahmadatta and the wife of a Merchant (Buddhist story) King Brahmadatta[1] once saw a remarkably beautiful woman, but, alas, she was the wife...

3. Let go, let God

Heaven (Eastern story) A Master said to a disciple who was tor­mented by the idea of life after death: ‘Why do you waste even...

4. Parental compassion

The Ignorant Son (Buddhist story; Lotus Sutra4) [1] A young man once ran away from home and his family. He left his father alone...

5. Life is a mystery

The Cheeks (Christian story) A small girl sat on her grandfather’s knee while he was reading a story to her. The girl looked at...

6. A Mastered Mind

A millipede (Western story) There was once a millipede moving around happily. Someone asked him how he could manage all those feet, and all...

7. It takes two to tango

The dream of a butterfly (Taoist story, by Zhuang Zhou[1]) One day I, Zhuang Zhou, dreamed that I was a butterfly, and that I,...

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Evangelical Lutheran Community of Rome XX Sunday after Trinitatis Reformation Day Commemoration 29 October 2017

Father Heiner Wilmer Homily:  Romans 3:21-28 21 Yet, now, it is manifested to us what the Law and the Prophets announced: God makes us...

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