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Sunday Homily - August 15, 2021 - Inside and Outside

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost Song of Solomon 2:8-13 Psalm 45:1-2, 7-10 James 1:17-27 Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 I. I want to tell you a story  about a very talented man. The man was a towering 6'6" tall,  260 lbs.,   and could throw a football, no joking,    70 yards kneeling on one knee. A supreme natural talent,  he played at the Louisiana State University,   the LSU Tigers.    He won the Manning Award,     the award presented to the nation's best quarterback,      and was a part of the LSU team that won the Sugar Bowl that same year. Scouts from ESPN raved about him  as being on of the most sure-fire picks   that any NFL team could make in the NFL draft,    where college players are selected by NFL teams. He had every physical talent you could ever wish for.  A true video game player at quarterback. And with the 1st overall selection of the draft that year,  the Oakland Raiders took him. And that's where the story starts going strange places. This immensely talen