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Devil Tempting Orthodox Christians

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 9, 2008



After the recent clash between the Ethiopian and Egyptian Orthodox Church Monks in Jerusalem, now it’s the turn of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergies to be tempted by devil, that they are forced to fight against each other. The Paradox here is: the Israeli police who tried to restore order consists of Ethiopian Jews.

And the enemies of Orthodox Christianity seat back, mock and laugh like monkeys.

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Obama Volcano Connection

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 9, 2008


On the very day, as the United States undergo their Presidential election, the attention of the world media was overwhelmingly focused on the reaction of the rich nations, on what leaders of the UK, Germany, Russia, Japan or China had to say about the New President.


Of course, some TV stations were able to show us the pictures of those rejoicing Kenyan villagers in Kogelo, where the father of the President-Elect Barack Obama came from. Other than that, as usual, it looked as though that Africa is still irrelevant to the world media. Besides making some contribution to the genetic refreshment of biologically debilitated populations, Africa’s influence on global events is extremely low.


In this global village, where the world is getting smaller and smaller, where nations become closer and closer, it’s scary to learn that the potential Vice-President/President of the United States Of America, Ms. Sarah Palin did not even know that Africa was a continent. There are none so blind as those who refuse to see.


When we have the luxury to learn about our world, about our surrounding and about each other, and we take this luxury for granted waste it by being incapable of learning, an utter stupidity will come back & haunt everyone wherever we are.


Whenever we swim back and forth in an ocean of stupidity, mother nature is always there to react in order to teach us a good lesson, sometimes, hard-and-fast.

Is this some sort of bizarre coincidence that a volcano erupted in Ethiopia at the same time as the whole world is watching America elect its next President? What could be this time the message that Hurricane “Paloma” was trying to send when she hits Cuba and the nearby region?


Hurricanes and flooding were very frequent in some parts of the United States during the Presidential primaries and campaign days. These natural phenomenons are not meant to bring havoc and tragedy to humans, but rather to send some signal to the Bosses of this world so that they could turn their attention to the absolute power of nature, which is controlled by the Almighty. Elihu (God) is the director of everyone and everything out there.


God is in control of the weather and all of nature. He controls all the volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, storms, flooding and other natural phenomenons. Though, we are simply not given the right to say with some precision why tragedies — or any other natural disasters — have occurred, we have to know that God is always and everywhere sovereign–even over the storm.


“The windstorm comes from its chamber, and the cold from the driving north winds. Ice is formed by the breath of God, and watery expanses are frozen. He saturates clouds with moisture; He scatters His lightning through them. They swirl about, turning round and round at His direction, accomplishing everything He commands them over the surface of the inhabited world. He causes this to happen for punishment, for His land, or for His faithful love.” Job 37:9-13

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