I am cribbing a homily I heard on Sunday.

The Body of Christ has: –

  • Aspergers
  • athlete’s foot
  • beautiful teeth
  • eloquence
  • a short temper
  • pride
  • exquisite manners
  • bad manners
  • spots
  • a kind heart
  • courage
  • annoying habits
  • enthusiasm
  • Daltonism
  • a poor reading age
  • a beautiful singing voice
  • leprosy
  • compassion
  • diabetes
  • good taste
  • myopia
  • self control
  • HIV
  • wisdom
  • a generous nature
  • a sense of humour
  • bingo wings

The Body of Christ is: –

  • erudite
  • irritable
  • talented
  • annoying
  • encouraging
  • negative
  • fit
  • black
  • bald
  • illiterate
  • statuesque
  • a bit whiffy
  • smiley
  • white
  • taciturn
  • wealthy
  • angry
  • deaf
  • blind
  • lardy
  • tolerant
  • hungry
  • in debt
  • giggly
  • gauch
  • welcoming

The Body of Christ is us

The Body of Christ is God’s creation

and it’s beautiful
(with thanks to Fr Damian)

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