Tales of the Master

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Dear readers,
After I translated some of Jesus’ stories, I put catchwords / tags in different languages to be easily found by google.
In the translator, something very interesting happened. Please see the pictures, because an image says more than 1,000 words.
Or Google translator is crazy, or I was not alone …
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Author: Spirit Neio Lucio                      Medium: Chico Xavier
Book: Jesus no Lar                                  Year: 1949
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The lesson of the seed

In the face of the perplexity of the hearers, Jesus said convincingly:
“Indeed, it is very difficult to overcome the distressing cares of human life.
Wherever our eyes turn, we find war, incomprehension, injustice and suffering. In the Temple, which is the Lord’s Home, pride and vanity appear in the rich, hatred and revolt in the poor. It is not always possible to bring the pure and clean heart, as it would be desired, because there are thorns, muds and snakes that surround us. However, the idea of ​​the Divine Kingdom is like the tiny seed of wheat. Almost imperceptible is thrown to the earth, supporting
But if it germinates, the pressure and impurities of the soil do not paralyze it. It crosses the dark floor and, although it removes much of its own food, its impulse to seek the light from above is dominant. Since then, there is sun or rain, day or night, work ceaselessly in your own growth and, in this eagerness to rise, fruit for the good of all. The apprentice who felt the happiness of the inner revival, which occurs to the wheat seed, observes that long roots bind him to terrestrial inhibitions … He knows that the
Malice and suspicion follow his steps, that pain is a constant threat, yet he experiences above all the impulse of ascension and can no longer stop
. He constantly acts in the sphere of which he became a pilgrim, in favor of the general good. You do not find irresistible seductions in the flowers of the journey. The reunion with the Divinity, of which it is recognized successor heir,
It constitutes an unchanging objective and no longer rests,
On the march, as if a consuming and burning light would torture his heart. Without
To perceive, produces fruits of hope, goodness, love and salvation, because he never goes back to tell the benefits of which he has become a faithful instrument. The vision of the Father is the obscene worry that vibrates in the soul of a nostalgic son.
The Master silenced for a moment, and concluded: “For this reason, though the disciple keeps his feet imprisoned in the mire of the earth, the indefatigable work in the good, in the place where it is found, is the indisputable trace of its elevation.
We will know the trees by the fruits and identify the laborer of Heaven for the services in which he expresses himself.
At this point Peter interfered, asking: “Lord, what, then, of those who know the sacred principles of charity do not practice them?
Jesus sketched an expression of satisfaction in his eyes and said, “These, Simon, are seeds that sleep, even though projected into the giving of the earth. They will carry with them precious values ​​of Heaven, but they will remain useless for a long time.
However, let us be convinced that the showers and hurricanes will pass through them, renewing their position on the ground, and they will germinate, victorious, one day. In the fields of Our Father, there are millions of souls thus, waiting for the renewing tempests of experience, so that they may address the glory of the future. Let us help them with love, and let us go on looking forward.
Then, before the silence of all, Jesus blessed the small family assembly and left.
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The unstable servant


In front of all those present, the Master narrated with simplicity:
-A certain man has found the light of Divine Revelation and wished ardently to be enabled to live among the Angels of Heaven.
So much he beseeched this blessing to the Father who, through inspiration, the Lord sent him to the necessary improvement with a view to the end he intended.
Through several friends, guided by the Divine Power, the candidate, who showed a marked tendency for sculpture, was led to collaborate with a former master in precious marble.
However, in a short time, he left his work, claiming that he was unable to submit to a rough and intractable man, and so he moved to a workshop devoted to the making of wood utilities, under the guidance of an old sculptor.
He left, too, without delay, asserting that he could not bear it. Then it was employed under the orders of a well-known laborer specialized in the construction of columns in the Greek style. Soon, however, the
Leave him, declaring that he does not tolerate the demands.
Soon after, he went to work, under the orders of an experienced sculptor of ornamentation in festive bows, but, after a week, he had escaped the commitments made, claiming to have found a chief who was too violent and irritable. Then he placed himself under the guidance of a manufacturer of precious chests, from whom he departed in a few days, on the pretext of being a cruel and soulless creature.
And so from task to task, from workshop to workshop, the aspirant to heaven invariably said that it was not possible for him to incorporate his own energies into the earthly experience, for everywhere finding error, evilness and persecution In those who directed him, until death brought him to the presence of the Angels of the Lord. But he did not find them as smiling as he waited. One of them advanced sadly and asked, “Friend, why did you not prepare yourself for the imperatives of Heaven?”
The questioner who identified his own inferiority, in the shadows in which he was involved, cried out in mourning that he had only met with demand and hardness in the conductors of human struggle.
The Messenger, however, observed bitterly, “The Father has called you to serve for your own benefit and not to judge. Every man will give an account of himself to God. No one will escape to the Divine Justice that is pronounced in the precise moment. How could you forget such a simple truth in life? The hammer beats the anvil, the blacksmith drives the mallet, the merchant examines the work of the blacksmith, the people give their opinion of the merchant, and the Lord, in the Assembly,
Analyzes and judges everyone. If you escaped to the little services of the world under the claim that others were incapable and unworthy of direction, how can you understand the heavenly ministry?
And the inconstant worker passed to the consequences of his unthinking fall.
Jesus paused and concluded, “Whoever is under the dominion of strong and hardened people in the discipline, excellent results will be able to collect if he knows and can take advantage of the roughness, drawing on the rough wood to the contact of the planer benefactor.
Blessed is the hand that educates and corrects, but blessed is the one who is left to perfect his touch of renewal and improvement, because the masters of the world always complain about the lesson of other masters, but the work of good, when performed for all, Remains forever.
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The distracted messengers


The listeners of the cult of the Good News talked about the controversies that were ceaselessly wrapped around the faith in the circles of pharisaicism of various schools, when the Christ, in the profound simplicity that was characteristic of him, narrated tolerantly: “A great lord has received Alarming news of a vast grouping of servants in a remote area from the seat of his government, who had been plagued by a malignant fever, and, desirous of succoring those who were suffering in the remote area of ​​his domains, sent them reliable messengers, taking remedies appropriate to the situation and measures alluding to the general readjustment.
The emissaries left the palace with great promises of work, safety, and efficiency in the mission, yet as soon as they saw themselves outside the gates of the lord, they began to rule over the choice of ways. Some claimed the shortcut, some the plain without thorns, and others still asked for passage through the hills.
Long days lost in the dispute, until the group disbanded, each phalanx attending to its own whims, with absolute forgetfulness of the fundamental objective.
The difficulties, however, were not resolved with decision. The different scripts have been created, as conflicts have expanded. Reduced now, numerically, the expeditions suffered, with more rigor, the sterilizing blows of personal opinions. The travelers cared only to invent new reasons for useless friction. Among those who marched along the shortest path, the strip and the mountain saw unproductive discussions, forceful and endless. Precious days and nights were detached in noisy comments about the fever, the condition of the sick, or the surrounding landscapes. Harsh hours of bitterness and disharmony, from moment to moment, interrupted the trip, being very cost avoided the scenes of pugilato and homicide.
The quarrels arose over the smallest questions, with the utmost waste of opportunity, and for this reason both short-haul travelers and those on the plain and the mountain were delayed, since they were found in the valley of the plague at one Time, with enormous and irremediable disappointment for all, because, to the lack of the promised resource, there were no sick alive in the flesh.
Death had devoured them, one by one, while the argumentative messengers killed time, through the journey.
The Master looked at the apprentices with a very lucid eye and added: “In this symbol, we have the world attacked by the plague of wickedness and unbelief, and we see the portrait of the bearers of celestial medication, which are the religious of all shades speaking on Earth , In the name of the Father. Men, however, enlightened by the wisdom of faith, though they have received valuable resources from Heaven for those who suffer and weep, as a consequence of the ignorance and distress prevailing in the world, forget the obligations that mark their lives And, overcoming their own whims to the purposes of the Supreme Lord, they are confused in verbal ravings of every kind. While feeding the disturbance, frivolous and distracted, those in need of light and help faint from lack of care and dedication.
And caressing the head of one of the children who were present, as if concentrating all hope on the sublime future, he concluded, smiling and calm: “The discussion, however fruitful, should never distract us from the service that the Lord gave us do.
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Photo: Istanbul 2016 took by Theodora

Answers for Life

Book: Answers for Life    Date of Publication: May 21, 1975

Spiritual author: André Luiz
Psychographic: Francisco Cândido Xavier

 

Life always answers our questions.
Studies and research are long-range problems that Spirit asks, ahead of the Universe; inventions and discoveries are solutions that Divine Wisdom gives us by the school of the work.

Many members, by addressing inquiries to our friend André Luiz, inspired the formation of this book that gathers responses, especially regarding the intimate illumination and common relationship relative to our spiritual improvement.
Delivering thereby these pages readers friends, to the satisfaction of those who enjoys the mail of friendship to bring you observations and news, tips and notes, excellent companion Spiritual Plan, we pray to Jesus to lead us on the paths of the Light and Love,
Renewal and Progress He even drew us, inspiring us and blessing us today as ever.
Emmanuel, Uberaba, May 21, 1975.

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This day –

This day is your best time, the time is now.
If you keep inclination to sadness, this is the opportunity to meditate on the joy of life and accept the permanent renewal message.
If the disease remains in your company, came the opportunity to deal with security.
If you was wrong, is the time to access the adjustment.
If this or that work plan is incubated in your thinking, now is the time to begin to realize it.
If you want to do some good deed, came the moment to promote it.
If someone awaits your apology for the misconduct, it has sounded the time you may forget any unfortunate occurrence and smile again.
If any visit or affective expressions await you, the time has come to meet them.
If you need to study particular lesson, you found the opportunity to do this.
This day is a gift of God to our aid; of us depends on what we will do with it.

 

2. Gaining strength

You recognize that your resistance must increase; for this reason not despise the effort any good, both beyond the level.
If the work seems grueling, support a little bit more the difficulties that you are involved the charges.

Where it seems already be exercised maximum humility, leave the way open somewhat more in favor of others so that your group reach an ideal security.
Show a little more patience in times of unrest and prevent untold grief.

Abstaining you from even just claims, with regard to your personal interests and notice how much sympathy will come to meet you.
Show a little more serenity in moments of crisis and you
become the providential support of many people. Trust something more to protection of Divine Goodness and you will overcome obstacles that appeared insurmountable to you.
In the days of illness hold on a little more over the difficulties, and you
will accelerate your own improvements in an unpredictable manner.
Tolerate a little more the intrigues that, perchance, harass you playing field, without giving them any, and defend your own happiness, with unexpected brilliance.
You live in World in the midst of trials and struggles, challenges and needs as a student between the lessons that you need at school, in favor of own use; learn to bear the invitations to the good of others, and you will get the best values of resistance.


3. Success Ingredients

Success awaits you as much as comes extolling as many as reached the guidelines.

Drop any shadow of the past on the ground time, like a tree that casts the dead leaves.

Do not stop before the opportunity to serve.
Mobilizing the thinking to create new life.
Improve your own knowledge, studying always.
Emphasize qualities and forget the defects.
Develop your sympathy resources and avoid any form of aggression impulse.
If you can help, to the aid of someone, do it now.
Enrich your vocabulary with good words.
Learning to listen, you will know to understand.
The best way to extinguish the evil will be replace it with good.
Emphasis (highlight) others and others will highlight you.
Live the present, acting and serving with faith and joy without grieving for the future, because to live tomorrow, you have to live today
Get used to smile.
Remember that despondency never helped anyone.
Do not allow the difficulty opens door to discouragement because the difficulty is the way that life is worth to improve us in habits and resistance.
Sustain yourself, supporting others.
Censorship is one of the most efficient formula to complicate yourself.
Bless the life and all the resources of life wherever you are.
Never disregard the value of your loneliness dosage in order to take advantage of it in meditation and adjustment of own forces.


4. Better Living

We all want to be happy, to live better.

However, let us hear the experience.
Happiness is not a magic carpet. It is born of the good that you spread, not those that accumulate unnecessarily.
While it is true, that joy is the only gift that you can do without owning any.

You might be in difficulty and even so, able to suppress many difficulties of others.
Even if,  sometimes without any consolation, you have immense resources to comfort and rebuild the brothers who are in trial or helplessness.
The recipe of a better life will always improve ourselves, through the improvement that we will perform for others.
Life is God’s gift to all people.
And who only serves for himself does not serve to the purposes of life, because life is to participate, make progress, increase, to integrate.
If we aspire to live better, we choose the place of serving the cause of the common good.
For this, you do not have to condition yourself to other people’s views.
Engage yourself in the line of servers, those that resembles with your skills.
Enlist in any service for the common good.
It is so important to collaborate in the care of your neighborhood or building a school, as aid to a needy child or provide support to a patient.
Look for the peace, ensuring peace where you are.
Live in security, cooperating in the safety of others.
Let us learn to deliver the best of us to life around us and the life will make us get the best of her own.
Be happy by making others happy.
Get out of yourself, going out to others, but not grumble or complain against anyone. And the others will make us find God.
Do not think that such a statement is subject only to you, which is still on earth. If you believe that the so-called dead are free in peace, your mistake, because the dead if they want peace, they have to learn to get out of themselves and serve as well.

 

5. Programming

Work in the present;

Service to the like;
Confidence in the future;
Thinking on Good;
Happiness to duty;
Cultivation of friendship;
The exercise of patience;
The practice of goodness;
The cult of gratitude;
The devotion to the study;
All-Wise God, please help us to remember.

In past trials;
Overdue tears;
The tendency to discouragement;
Friend who defected;
The Free opponent;
The overcome problem;
The suffered injury;
The unfortunate encounter;
The introduction of censorship;
Useless verb;
The spare time;
All-Merciful God, please help us to forget.


6. Answers on the Way

Having a clear conscience of the duties that life has given you to perform, you can and should live your peaceful life, without any need to be unhappy.
Assist others without grieving with the problems they present, because they want to solve them by themselves.

Do not fixate so strongly on the exterior aspects of events, but, put your inner vision on the facts in progress, so that the understanding dawns your reasoning.

Dedicate yourself to your work with all available resources, recognizing that if there is any need to change in your attitudes, your own task will make you feel it without words.
If you have experienced some failure in the execution of your ideals, do not blame this except yourself, reflecting on the best way to make the adjustment.
If you properly do your job, your clients or beneficiaries will come from far away seeking the value of your experience and your competition.
In any indecision, values the opinions of friends who talk about it, but keep the conviction that the decision will always be yourself.
A sympathetic attitude to the next is always an open door to your aid now and in the future.
Even in the most distressing hours try to act calmly and with discernment, because of all that we did, we will reap ever.
The excuse before the faults that you have been the victim invariably is an action on your own favor.
When trials and difficulties deems deplored, keep patience and optimism, working and serving in the certainty that God always does the best.
(to be continued.)
Thanks a lot for reading and a happy weekend- theodora
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The ancient messengers of peace and love

The real happiness begins in making the happiness of others.
The good that you practice somewhere, is your lawyer everywhere. Emmanuel

Book Emmanuel – Chapter II –         Year of Publication: 1937

Author: Emmanuel                                Medium: Francisco Xavier

 

Content Index Part II

Ascendancy of the Gospel
Religious Traditions
The Missionaries of Christ 
The law of Moses
Jesus                                                                                                                                                                             The Gospel and the future

 

ASCENDANCY OF THE GOSPEL

No expression provides fairer picture of the power of the One to whom all the spirits of the earth extol; than John does refererencia in his Gospel-“In the beginning was the Word Jesus, whose perfection is lost in the night of ages inscrutable, personifying wisdom and love has guided the entire development of earthly mankind, sending his enlightened, at all times, human groups and as well as presided over the formation of the orb, directing, as Divine Motivational, to have collaborated in the task of the geological development of the planet and the spread of life in all laboratories nature, since man conquered rationality, has been providing them with the ideas of its divine origin, the treasure of the conceptions of God and imortality of the spirit, revealing them, in every age, what their understanding is able to cover, grasp and Assimilate.

In ancient times, when men, physically, rather resembled the antropopitecos (hypothetical Gender animal fossils, in which he thought he saw the forerunners of men), their religious manifestations were the most bizarre one can imagine, until the years have elapsed and the labyrinth the centuries brought the people of the orb the first organizers of religious thought that, according to the general mentality, could not escape the ferocity of conceptions that characterized those graduates beings of bestial egoism of the irrationality. At that time began the first blood sacrifices to idols from each faction,  those more remote cruelties were worst than those in time of Baal, of which the history taught.

 

RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS

We will find in the history the most remote conceptions of religious organization in the Chinese civilization, the traditions of Vedic and Brahmanical from India, where also radiated the first lessons of the cult of the dead, in resplendent civilization of the Pharaohs, in Greece with the Orphic teachings and with mythological symbolism, and there are great intellectually teachers, where they kept themselves isolated from the masses, who offered their exotic teachings, keeping their knowledge through  initiates pupils in the small circle of those who could understand properly.

 

THE MISSIONARIES OF CHRIST 

Fo-Hi, the compilers of the Vedas, Confucius, Hermes, Pythagoras, Gautama, the followers of the ancient masters, all them were messengers of wisdom which, embodying in different environments, brought to the world the idea of God and the moral law, that men should subject to obtaining all the beauties of spiritual evolution. All were messengers of Him who was the Principle of Word, emissaries of his doctrine of love.

In affinity with the characteristics of civilization and customs of each people, each of them was carrying an expression of “love one another”. Compelled by reason of the obscurantism of time, to coat their thoughts with mysterious veils of symbols, such as those known within the initiatory rigors, they were the missionaries, preparers of the good news of Christ, opening his glorious ways.

 

THE LAW OF MOSES

The law of Moses was the direct precursor of the Gospel of Jesus. The protected of Termutis after benefit from the culture that Egypt could bestow, he was inspired to gather all relevant information to its great mission, popularizing the monotheism and establishing the Decalogue, under divine inspiration, whose determinations are today, the basic edification, the Religion of Justice and Law, although the old doctrines had already rooted the unique God belief, and polytheism was only a symbolic issue, able to satisfy the general mentality

The law of Moses is full of legends and cruelties compatible with the time, but without charge or guilt of all the fabulous comments about him, his figure is, in fact, an extraordinary man, clothed with the higher spiritual powers. He was the first to make the teachings accessible to the masses, only achieved at the expense of long and painful initiation, with the light synthesis of great truths.

 

JESUS

With the birth of Jesus, there is as a direct communion between Heaven and Earth.
Strange and wonderful revelations perfumes souls and the Envoy offers human beings all greatness of his love, his wisdom and his mercy.
The hearts opens new torrent of hopes and humankind at the Manger, on Tabor and Calvary, feel the manifestations of heavenly life, sublime in its glorious spirituality.

With the treasure of his examples and his words, let the Master among men his Good News flourish. The Gospel of Christ is the transcript of all philosophies that seek to enhance the spirit, guiding his life and aspirations. Jesus was the manifestation of God’s love, the embodiment of his infinite goodness.

 

THE GOSPEL AND THE FUTURE

Races and people still exist who are unaware of Jesus, but do not ignore the law of love of his doctrine, because all the men received in the most remote shores of the orb, the irradiations of his merciful spirit, through the inspired words of his messengers.

The Gospel of the Divine Master also will find, for  some time, the resistance of darkness. The malfeasance, ignorance, simony, the empire of power will conspire against him, but time will come when his ascendancy will be recognized. In the days of flagellum and collective trials, it is for his eternal light that humanity will turn, looking for hope. Then again will hear the blessed words of the Sermon on the Mount and across the plains, hills and valleys, the man will know the way, the truth, the life.