HUMILITY

Humility in our relation with God.The spirit of faith tells the humble that Providence governs atoms as well as astral bodies,traces the paths of human lives as well as those of nations.Every event has been forseen and ordered by God.The humble man suffers without complaint.He admits that God has every right to use others to punish him.He recalls his faults and thinks that perhaps these sufferings are a just punishment and a remedy. God’s acts of kindness are everyday occurences.One gets used to them as if they just happened, without a controlling thought.Sometimes an unmistakable special favour makes us see God’s goodness.We are like little children,surrounded by every loving care,but never giving a thought to the author of it.

Humility in our relation with fellowmen.

It is easy to humiliate ourselves before God.But it is almost heroic to be humble before one’s neighbour. This is the touchstone of humility.Only the humble soul is just and reasonable,gentle and patient.Harshness and lack of consideration betray an absence of humility.The love that we bear those for whom we naturally feel aversion,as a sign given by our Lord by which we recognize that we love him.Humility represses the tendency to make ourselves the equals to those in authority.The humble will not dwell on the faults of superiors,which might make their authority hard to bear, even intolerable,from a human point of view.

Humility towards equals and inferiors.

The soul that has a sense of greatness of God and his own lowliness,avoids claiming equality with any one.He holds his equals superior to him in some respects.He has an instinct to discover natural and spiritual advantages in his equals,and takes the lowest place among them.He is ready to defer to their opinions,to respect their judgements and wishes.”Never think that you have made any progress till you look upon yourself as inferior to all.”(Imitation).The humble man does not forget his worthlessness,when he has to exercise his authority.Jesus came “not to be ministered unto, but to minister.” When he commands, he is not imperious,remembering our Lord’s words, “He that is greatest among you shall be your servants” (Mathew 23:11) He never makes public or private reproofs which might hurt anyone’s feelings.

Exterior practice of humility.

St.Francis de Sales says,”The exterior acts are not humility, but they are of great use to it:they are the rind of this virtue and protect the fruit.” Superficial minds do not realize the influence of the physical on the moral.Things enter us by the senses.A constant attitude of humility can take us far in this virtue there is a correlation between the physical and the moral,by a prudent restraint of my movements,voice, eyes etc.the soul can receive an ingression of humility.Only the truly humble soul always strives to have a humble bearing.An exterior devoid of humility is incompatible with interior virtue.

God has made everything for his glory.

Otherwise God would not be God,because he would be subordinate to an end other than himself.In contemplating himself.He holds that he merits infinite glory on account of the plenitude of his being and the ocean of his perfections.God cannot, without ceasing to be God,tolerate that his glory be attributed to another than himself.In all we do, we should ascribe to God what his due,not attributing more than our share to ourselves.God makes use of temptations to show us the abyss of our nothingness and to insure that all glory be ascribed to himself alone,for the graces which he bestows on us.

God’s glory.

As all the natural and supernatural qualities in us come from God, all glory is due to him.When an artist creates a masterpiece,it is he,and not the canvas,that is to be praised.If we do not fall into certain sins,we owe it to the grace of God.Since humility is co-terminus with truth,if God has given us some skill,physical or mental,it would be a discourtesy to God to pretend that we do not have it.All the praise for it is really due to God.God alone has,strictly speaking, the right to say “I”. God alone exists of himself ;and everything else exists only by His will,and for him.Everything else has no value whatever,but the value he gives all.

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A long love

Lance Sheridan

Love is handily made of what is necessary
To replace a loneliness;
A plainly made agreement on paper to stop
The holes- the one in the heart,
The one for a singular arrangement established
By a length of emptiness.

Did she mean, did he say, you do not cry,
Tell lightly what you meant;
All of which nobody not you knew.
But it is so. Once in a while you wait.
There is no search, but there is hope.

A circle of a ring and a chance for pleasure
And not getting tired of it,
It shows there is no mistake.
A commitment is a commitment and does
Not connect under a bed.
The sight of a reason, the same sight slighter,
The intention to wishing,
The same splendor is a necessity needed.

A method of love, a single climb to a system,
Lily white with a noise and a…

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A long love

Lance Sheridan

Love is handily made of what is necessary
To replace a loneliness;
A plainly made agreement on paper to stop
The holes- the one in the heart,
The one for a singular arrangement established
By a length of emptiness.

Did she mean, did he say, you do not cry,
Tell lightly what you meant;
All of which nobody not you knew.
But it is so. Once in a while you wait.
There is no search, but there is hope.

A circle of a ring and a chance for pleasure
And not getting tired of it,
It shows there is no mistake.
A commitment is a commitment and does
Not connect under a bed.
The sight of a reason, the same sight slighter,
The intention to wishing,
The same splendor is a necessity needed.

A method of love, a single climb to a system,
Lily white with a noise and a…

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I AM SORRY(Jovial)

I am extremely sorry to say that I am in trouble as my beloved ones are not well.I have lost my father and my only brother few years back and at present I have two sisters and my mother besides my wife and son,my mother is not at all well, her health is a matter of grave concern for me. My sisters are not healthy,they frequently visit specialist Doctors yet they are not at all well and happy in life.

I pray for them everyday but nothing seems to put things in order. I can’t keep my commitment owing to so many reasons.I am trying hard to give importance to the thoughts of friends and benefactors like you.I don’t like to use the term ‘followers’ I would rather use the term well wishers or benefactors.I miss you all a lot but I am literally helpless.I know that so far nothing in my life has been fantastic since my birth.Everything is in a messy state of affair.I was almost declared dead when I was born,the doctors didn’t have much hope and my father had difficulty in finding the proper medicines as our country was in a warring state with the neighbouring country,there was a severe flood in our state in that year and refugees poured into our country from another neighbouring country and since then everything was in topsyturvy.Later on I lost my admit card on my way to the school for the School final examinations.I had to argue with the police officer to take the diary number of my missing admit card to continue that day’s examination as there was little time left for the examination.I shall speak of those incidents later on.

Few months back I had purchased a domain named amessiah.blog for my blog Jovial but I forgot to register it so I am getting mails with the request to upgrade my plan though I have upgraded my blog from a free plan to a personal plan.There are so many other issues which I have to resolve so I am requesting you all to bear with me.

Another important matter is that I am extremely sorry as I could not thank a sweet blogger named Jyoti Live.Explore.who had nominated me for the Liebster Award on the 21st June but I didn’t notice it. I am requsting the other fellow bloggers to please read her lovely,inspiring posts at jyoticorner.home.blog she is indeed a lovely blogger, I really like her style of writing. Her recent posts like ‘LEFT ALL ALONE’, ‘MY SUMMER VACATIONS!!’ are worth reading.

I am sure things will be okay again.Thank you so much dear Jyoti for thinking highly of me.I shall try to live upto that God bless you abundantly.

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PURPOSE OF LIFE

A lovely little life is a grace of the lord to spread the fragrance of love to all,

sharing with those who really need will save us from our downfall.

To believe that we all are part of the great and omnipotent living God,

it is confidence in ourselves and a faith that enables us to move forward.

Remember that God hasn’t created foes to disturb us and spoil our joy,

if being human beings we can save our kids then God has angel’s convoy.

Have we ever thought that we don’t create anything to be destroyed?

Then why do we think he has made us to die early from pleasures be devoid?

As parents very often we spent all that we have for our children’s benefit,

yet when at life’s ebb we expect nothing but accept the way they treat.

If this is how so great our love for our darlings even we are human beings,

then we certainly insult God’s love if we have about him such ill feelngs.

Let us understand that we’re made out of love so there shouldn’t be strife,

we are all different but spreading love is the sole purpose of our life.

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WHOEVER SOWS INJUSTICE WILL REAP CALAMITY

Irrespective of caste,creed,faith and gender almost everyone is in search of peace and unconditional love,which is not available for most people.But does that mean the search must end? Certainly not because in most cases we are smart,we know that where there is a will there is a way so based on that saying we don’t stop until and unless we find it whether it’s synthetic or authentic.

In today’s world we notice that there is an attitude of intolerance in almost every spheres of life just for the sake of self gratification and that’s because we consider every activity of ours as wars and as we all have learnt that ‘Everything is fair in love and war’ so we think that there’s no harm in putting other people in trouble for our own interest.So long we lived a simple life for the good of humanity we enjoyed the blessings of God through the wonders and powers of nature but the moment men decided to ignore the company of fellow human beings to deny him the benefits of his discovery or invention he called upon him unknown fears of curses.

At present the world is being ruled by that curse, when ever a person is in darkness he/she is not able to identify an object properly and so in today’s ultra modern world despite sophisticated spectacles and lenses people are blind to their blunders. The so called just or righteous people run lucrative business of arms and ammunition and speak or advice others to keep peace, they sell arms and at the same time they also threaten others to stay away from arms and amunition out of the fear of losing their own lives ,they take their oaths in the name of the living God but they rely on their own powers.

Let us read a passage from the Holy Bible,

What good is it,my brothers and sisters,if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds?Can such faith save them? suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food.If one of you says to them,”Go in peace;keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs,what good is it? In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead. James 2:24-17

Today even the powerful person on earth is scared of another extra human being in his territory, in fact he is scared of feeding some other human beings for the sake of the security, safety and for foreign policy. It happens… it does happen when a person depends on human power and not on divine power.”Childhood shows the man as morning shows the day” as stated by John Milton, when the head of the family tries to bluff the other members of the family the family is slowly destroyed. When the members of a family live in sincerity and honesty the head of the family can’t be dishonest.Similarly if the head of a family is just and upright then the members can’t live a dishonest life.When the people of a nation are corrupted they can’t have a proper leader to lead them similarly when the leader is dishonest the people can’t be happy with their day-to -day affairs.

It is unfair to teach hatred and jealousy to one’s children because when they will be habituated in such evil activities and will not find other people to hate they will certainly apply it on their own people,their dear ones. It’s time that we reflect on our activities and vow to save others to ensure our own safety,security and our own lives.

It’s necessary to be truly God’s representatives on this earth and look after all the human beings of this beautiful earth without any biases and at the same time it’s very important to be just with the inanimate objects of the nature so that the nature is not allowed to take revenge for the many losses of human lives on the pretext of false patriotism.We can be ungrateful to the creator but the nature is faithful to him in all circumstances.The nature is always obedient to the creator hence the nature has the right to go against the people of a nation to show them the consequence of injustice,even the Good Lord may not stop nature’s fury to save a sinful generation.

When the blood of innocent people fall on the fertile soil of a country slowly and silently the soil becomes barren, when the law makers make laws for safety and security and provoke people by their speeches for the sake of success, they succeed but they face terrible calamity which often becomes the cause of their downfall.So even for the sake of proper growth of a lovely sapling in our courtyard we must say no to injustice,otherwise the sapling may wither as a consequence of our insincerity, ingratitude and our haughtiness.

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