Tag: Anthony de Mello


A Miser's Death – Spiritual Story By Anthony de Mello

A Miser’s Death

A miser had accumulated five hundred thousand dinars and looked forward to a year of pleasant living before he made up his mind how best to invest his money,...


The Greedy Sons – Spiritual Story By Anthony de Mello

The Greedy Sons

There was once a hard-working and generous farmer who had several idle and greedy sons. On his deathbed he told them that the would find his treasure if...


Going to Heaven – Spiritual Story By Anthony de Mello

Going to Heaven

A priest walked into a pub, indignant to find so many of his parishioners there. He rounded them up and shepherded them into the church. The he solemnly said, "All...


The Jewel Merchant – Spiritual Story By Anthony de Mello

The Jewel Merchant

Two jewel merchants arrived at a caravanserai in the desert at about the same time one night. Each was quite conscious of the other's presence, and while unloading his...


Only A Visitor – Jewish Parable By Anthony de Mello

Only A Visitor

In the last century, a tourist from the States visited the famous Polish rabbi Hafez Hayyim. He was astonished to see that the rabbi's home was only a simple...