THE COMPOSITION OF MAN

When it was day, Friday morning, early, Jesus, after the prayer, assembled his disciples and said to them: `Let us sit down; for even as on this day God created man of the clay of the earth, even so will I tell you what a thing is man, if God please.' When all were seated, … Continue reading THE COMPOSITION OF MAN

EVILS OF AVARICE

As for avarice, that must be change into almsgiving. Verily I say unto you, that even as the plummet hath for its end the centre, so the avaricious hath hell for his end, for it is impossible for the avaricious to possess any good in paradise. Know ye wherefore for I will tell you. As … Continue reading EVILS OF AVARICE

TALK ONLY WHEN NECESSARY

When the governor hath arrested a prisoner whom he examineth while the notary writeth down [the cause], tell me, how doth such a man talk?' The disciples answered: `He talketh with fear and to the point, so as not to give suspicion of himself, and he is careful not to say anything that may displease … Continue reading TALK ONLY WHEN NECESSARY

VAIN TALK WEAKENS YOUR INTELLECT

The fruit of vain talking is this, that it weakeneth the intellect in such wise that it is not ready to receive the truth; even as a horse accustomed to carry but one ounce of cotton-flock can not carry an hundred pounds of stone. `But what is worse is the man who spendeth his time … Continue reading VAIN TALK WEAKENS YOUR INTELLECT

PRAYER IS THE MEDICINE OF THE SOUL

For verily every time that a man beholdeth a thing and forgetteth God who hath made it for man, he hath sinned. For if a friend of thine should give thee somewhat to keep in memory of him, and thou shouldest sell it and forget thy friend, ┬áthou hast offended against thy friend. Even so … Continue reading PRAYER IS THE MEDICINE OF THE SOUL

GUARD THE EYE

Then said Jesus: `Ye speak the truth, for now was Israel desirous to establish the idolatry that they have in their hearts, in holding me for God; many of whom have now despised my teaching, saying that I could make myself lord of all Judaea, if I confessed myself to be God, and that I … Continue reading GUARD THE EYE

A BRIEF HISTORY OF BENIN FIRST MILLENIUM

A BRIEF HISTORY OF BENIN FIRST MILLENIUM (Pre-The Ogiso Dynasty,Ogiso Dynasty,Post- the Ogiso Dynasty,Establishment of the Obaship as the new Royal Title,the Oduduwa's Controversy,Oba's Coronation,Palace Societies,and Uselu Uzama Council) What is today known as Edo or Benin City was originally known as Idu. It started out with one man who sired the human race( the … Continue reading A BRIEF HISTORY OF BENIN FIRST MILLENIUM

CANDLE COLOURS AND USES

Candle Colors and Uses   For centuries candles of different colors have been burned to attract desired emotions, material wealth, or karma. Candles can be one of the most effective tools used for meditation, rituals and other ceremonies. The size of the candles you use is not important. It is the color and its meaning … Continue reading CANDLE COLOURS AND USES