- Reflections on Life ; It's necessary to live happy -
When the power of love overcomes the love of power
the world will know peace
( Jimi Hendrix )
If you think anxiously about the future, you will forget the present,
so you will not live your present & your future.
Finally, you live like a person who will never die
and you will die like a person who had never live
( Confucius )
The end of life. Those of ordinary people who work hard, who gain a little,
who never complain and who suffer a lot
( Qiu Xiaolong, in Death of a red heroine )
Time is like bird. It perches then it flies
( Chen Yuyi )
Our power is not to know how
the future will be but to know
who the God of this future is
( Leroy Koopman )
Only the existence of a God can explain
the order of the universe
( Leibniz )
When you don't have what you love, you must love what you have
( Bussy - Rabutin 1667 )
It's better to concentrate on what I am than on what I have
( Leroy Koopman 1981 )
No hope for a stone to become another thing than a stone.
But put together, they become a cathedral
( Antoine de Saint-Exupéry )
They live !
( Anonymous )
Nature has perfections to show us that it's a likeness of God, and
it has defects to show us that nature is simply a likeness
( Blaise Pascal )
It's not necessary to live, but it's necessary to live happy
( Jules Renard )
For a man, we must wait his last day before to say : he was happy
( Sophocle )
Few speech but much Love
( Charles Perrault )
Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom
( Moses's prayer Psalm 90 : 12 - Human being's life is short, God's life is eternal )
Take care about the glamour of Satan :
The glamour will go away but Satan will
stay at home ( Gabriel Chevalier )
One day you smile,
One day you cry,
One day you was born,
One day you will die
( Julio Iglesias's song )
For everything there is a season,
And a time for every matter under heaven :
A time to be born, and a time to die ;
A time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted ;
A time to kill, and a time to heal ;
A time to break down, and a time to build up ;
A time to weep, and a time to laugh ;
A time to mourn, and a time to dance ;
A time to throw away stones,
and a time to gather stones together ;
A time to embrace, And a time to refrain from embracing ;
A time to seek, and a time to lose ;
A time to keep, and a time to throw away ;
A time to tear, and a time to sew ;
A time to keep silence, and a time to speak ;
A time to love, and a time to hate,
A time for war, and a time for peace
( Ecclesiastes 3 : 1-8 )
Don't say that you are too bad, the Christ has come because you are bad ;
Don't say that you feel very sad, the Christ has come because you feel sad ;
Don't say that your trouble is too big & too bitter, nothing is too big for God
Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come
and the years approach when you will say : " I find no pleasure in them "
Be happy, young man, while you are young, and let your heart
give you joy in the days of your youth. Follow the ways of
your heart and whatever your eyes see, but know that
for all these things, God will bring you to judgment.
( Ecclesiastes 12 : 1 & 11 : 9 )
If God is your co-pilot,
change your flight
BIBLICAL STUDIES SECTION
The God of the future :
" The idols speak deceit, mediums see visions that lie ; they tell dreams that are false, they give comfort in vain ... Ask the Lord for rain in the springtime ; it's the Lord who makes the storm & clouds. He gives showers of rain to men, and plants of the field to everyone. " ( Zechariah 10 : 2, 1 ) " ... But whoever listens to me will live in safety and be at ease, without fear of harm. " ( Proverbs 1 : 33 )
Nations depend on political choice and the work of more than thousands people depend on Personnel Managers. How do these bosses take their decisions ? How do they assume their big responsibilities ? What a pity to hear that some political and economical decisions are taken after consulting occult methods such as astrologers, mediums, witches, spiritualists, etc.
The evil come back with power even if it has changed form and use modern means ; people are losing their faith in God. People change their way into mysterious and irrational things, so they become faithless. They can believe in gurus and sects' speeches that lie. When we have anxiety on our life, only God who is the master of the future can help us. We have to pray to Him. His wisdom will guide everybody who searches Him and who trusts in Him without doubt. God has a plan for each of us ; and God is good ; tests in our life belong to God's plan. ( The Good Seed - Mey 11th 2002 )
Astrology and superstition :
Astrology confuses the Creator and what He has created. " They exchange the truth about God for a lie ; they worship and serve what God has created instead of the Creator himself, who is to be praised for ever ! Amen " ( Romans 1 : 25 ). People consult the cosmos to learn about human being instead of to trust in God's word and in God's will. Astrology is a superstition in spite of its scientific appearance. What it says are false, just they are true sometimes by chance. What it says are just probable and are dictated by Satan.
The Bible says us that stars and planets are not gods which can influence on somebody and on the earth life ; stars and planets are just light. God has created them to give light on the earth and to mark seasons, but they have not power by themselves ( Genesis 1 : 14 - 18 ; Isaiah 47 : 13 - 15 ) or too Jeremiah 10 : 2 : " This is what the Lord says : Do not learn the ways of the nations or be terrified by signs in the sky, though the nations are terrified by them ". These are demons' power which work when people believe in astrology and in horoscope.
Human destiny is not written in the sky through the position of the stars but it's written in God's plan.
( Lothar Gassmann in " Esoterik als Lebenshilfe ? " Verlag für Reformatorische Erneuerung 2001 )
We can't change God's message,
but God's message change us
( Please the Lord 2010 )
REFLECTION ABOUT GOD
is your co-pilot, change your seat !
Don't put a question mark where God is affirmative
Most of people want to serve God but only like His advisor
We can not change God's message, but His message changes us
God does not call qualified men, but they become qualified men after
1- A man come back at home after fishing. His wife asks him :
- What !? You got nothing ???
- It wasn't a good day ! Note that I shouldn't go fishing. I read the horoscope in the newspaper this morning and it said : " Luck for FISHES for this day "
2- A man consults a medium :
- Yeah ! ... I see, says the medium, you have 2 children ...
- Do you see that ? It's false !! I've got 3 children
The medium smiles and says : " You, you think that you have got 3 children ; yeah ! You think ... "
3- Two little children discuss after a mess :
- Do you believe in Satan ?
- Mmmm ... Do you know, Satan is like the Santa Claus. You find one day that it's Dad ...
4- The customs officer asks : " What do you bring in this bottle Madam ? "
- Blessed water from Lourdes sir !
The customs officer opens the bottle and sniffs
- Madam !! It's not a blessed water ! It's a whisky !!
- Whisky !? O God !! It's a miracle !! It's a miracle !!
5- A man consults his doctor :
- Doctor, I want to live 100 years old. What should I do ?
- Do you smoke ?
- No !
- Do you drink alcohol ?
- No !
- Do you love women ?
- No !
- Never ???
- Never !
- So I don't understand why do you want to live 100 years old ???
RATSIMBAZAFY Ravo Nomenjanahary & Pierrette
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