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The War On Men

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 29, 2012

Women should surrender to their nature – their femininity – and let men surrender to theirs

The tragedy of the world in which we live is that we have become apostates. Many have abandoned the treasures given to us by revelation — the supernatural” Alice Von Hildebrand

Which way?

The battle of the sexes is alive and well. According to Pew Research Center, the share of women ages eighteen to thirty-four that say having a successful marriage is one of the most important things in their lives rose nine percentage points since 1997 – from 28 percent to 37 percent. For men, the opposite occurred. The share voicing this opinion dropped, from 35 percent to 29 percent.

Believe it or not, modern women want to get married. Trouble is, men don’t.

The so-called dearth of good men (read: marriageable men) has been a hot subject in the media as of late. Much of the coverage has been in response to the fact that for the first time in history, women have become the majority of the U.S. workforce. They’re also getting most of the college degrees. The problem? This new phenomenon has changed the dance between men and women.

As the author of three books on the American family and its intersection with pop culture, I’ve spent thirteen years examining social agendas as they pertain to sex, parenting, and gender roles. During this time, I’ve spoken with hundreds, if not thousands, of men and women. And in doing so, I’ve accidentally stumbled upon a subculture of men who’ve told me, in no uncertain terms, that they’re never getting married. When I ask them why, the answer is always the same.

Women aren’t women anymore.

To say gender relations have changed dramatically is an understatement. Ever since the sexual revolution, there has been a profound overhaul in the way men and women interact. Men haven’t changed much – they had no revolution that demanded it – but women have changed dramatically.

In a nutshell, women are angry. They’re also defensive, though often unknowingly. That’s because they’ve been raised to think of men as the enemy. Armed with this new attitude, women pushed men off their pedestal (women had their own pedestal, but feminists convinced them otherwise) and climbed up to take what they fwere taught to believe was rightfully theirs.

Now the men have nowhere to go.

It is precisely this dynamic – women good/men bad – that has destroyed the relationship between the sexes. Yet somehow, men are still to blame when love goes awry. Heck, men have been to blame since feminists first took to the streets in the 1970s.

But what if the dearth of good men, and ongoing battle of the sexes, is – hold on to your seats – women’s fault?

You’ll never hear that in the media. All the articles and books (and television programs, for that matter) put women front and center, while men and children sit in the back seat. But after decades of browbeating the American male, men are tired. Tired of being told there’s something fundamentally wrong with them. Tired of being told that if women aren’t happy, it’s men’s fault.

Contrary to what feminists like Hanna Rosin, author of The End of Men, say, the so-called rise of women has not threatened men. It has pissed them off. It has also undermined their ability to become self-sufficient in the hopes of someday supporting a family. Men want to love women, not compete with them. They want to provide for and protect their families – it’s in their DNA. But modern women won’t let them.

It’s all so unfortunate – for women, not men. Feminism serves men very well: they can have sex at hello and even live with their girlfriends with no responsibilities whatsoever.

It’s the women who lose. Not only are they saddled with the consequences of sex, by dismissing male nature they’re forever seeking a balanced life. The fact is, women need men’s linear career goals – they need men to pick up the slack at the office – in order to live the balanced life they seek.

So if men today are slackers, and if they’re retreating from marriage en masse, women should look in the mirror and ask themselves what role they’ve played to bring about this transformation.

Fortunately, there is good news: women have the power to turn everything around. All they have to do is surrender to their nature – their femininity – and let men surrender to theirs.

If they do, marriageable men will come out of the woodwork.

Source: Foxnews

Interesting stuff: ManWomanMyth

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Rich Nations Destroying Planet Earth

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 28, 2012

Happy is the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe his native air in his own ground while arising in the morning, thinking of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.

My note: Rich nations are the cause of many things which are destroying our planet. The natural world, the earth itself; the air, the trees, the vast realms of animals, plants, oceans, deserts and mountains are increasingly losing meaning and value in the self-hypnotized, narcissistic lives of greedy nations. It’s sad indeed when we ignore the real thing around us which is our natural surrounding environment, including the spiritual nature of our being, and instead remain culled to a collective mechanical-vision of the artificial man-made life. Christianity teaches that, of all the creatures and life-forms upon this planet, only human beings have souls that can be saved, yet, those rich nations that abandoned the Christian faith are allying themselves with evil Arab states like Saudi Arabia and its tiny Wahhabi satellite nation of Qatar. These nation were willing to sell their souls in their quest “to inherit this earth”, and ultimately destroy it mercilessly.

And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul?” Matthew 16:26

Doha, Qatar is hosting the latest round of United Nations talks on climate change. But can a major oil and gas hub with the highest carbon footprint per person in the world and inhospitable climate lead the way on a switch to a green economy?

According to the World Wildlife Fund’s latest report, Qatar still has the world’s largest carbon footprint

It’s been a couple of years since Qatar was awarded the ‘largest carbon footprint in the world‘ title (relative to the size of its population), but it appears little has changed since then. Despite various green initiative such as supporting local farms and ensuring that all new mosques were eco, they are still spewing record amounts of carbon for such a tiny nation. And once again, the nations next on the list were Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. It seems that old habits die hard and no more so than in the Gulf.

The fact that these countries are amongst the richest nations in the Middle East is clearly part of the problem – well, it’s part of the explanation anyhow. According to the WWF Living Planet report, high-income countries have an ecological footprint on average five times higher than that of low-income nations.

Carbon

Doha has the largest carbon footprint per person in the world. Qataris use five times the amount of carbon than the average Briton, at 44 metric tonnes per person per year in 2009. This is largely because of energy intensive air conditioning and desalination plants for water. Because water and electricity is free, there is little incentive to cut usage.

Gas

The UK spends more on gas from Qatar than any other country. In 2011 the UK spent £4.25bn on Qatari gas, 70 per cent more than our next largest import partner, Norway.

This is not because the UK imports more gas from Qatar than Norway but because it is much more expensive.

The tiny emirate has more than 15 per cent of the world’s proven gas reserves and has talked about using “unconventional sources” in future, opening the possibility of deepwater drilling or shale.

Human rights

Migrant workers, including workers on gas rigs, make up more than 80 per cent of Qatar’s population and come mostly from south and south-east Asia.

Continue reading: Modern Slavery: The Plight of Foreign Workers in Qatar

Climate reputation

As a developing country Qatar does not have fixed emission reduction targets, nor has it made any voluntary pledge to cut emissions.

There will be pressure on Qatar and other Middle Eastern countries to announce targets during the UN meeting.

Source: WWF; Telegraph

List of countries by carbon dioxide emissions

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Ethiopia in Israel

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 26, 2012

The scene in the above video is taken from one of the most influential and beautiful movies, “Exodus” (1960)

After the 22 July 1946 „King David“ hotel bombing to exonerate Jewish zeal and to evoke a sense of Christian forgiveness for acts of post-Holocaust Jewish violence. In this case, ‘Dov’ Shakes off British security men by weaving in and out of Jerusalem’s Ethiopian Church and hiding behind Christian relics and clergy processions.

The Brilliant Ruth Gruber, Photojournalist (1911 – )

In 1946, President Harry S. Truman learned that the Jewish survivors in the refugee camps of the American Zone of Germany were living under appalling conditions. As one historian observed, the camps “differed from the Nazi camps only in that the inmates were not deliberately exterminated.”

Truman pressed the British to accept 100,00 Jewish refugees into Palestine. The British responded by proposing to create a joint Committee of Inquiry to visit the displaced person (DP) camps in Germany and then go to North Africa and Palestine to asses the feasibility of resettling the Jewish Dps there.

Having finished her resettlement work with the Jewish refugees at Fort Ontario, New Yourk, Ruth Gruber packed up her Camera, notebooks and typewriter and followed the Joint Committee as a correspondent for the New York Post, Gruber reported in her dispatches, the survivors greeted its members with signs like “We want to go. We must go. We will go to Palestine.” When asked why he wanted to go to Palestine, a sixteen-year-old orphan who had survived Bergen-Belsen replied, “Why? Everybody has a home. The British. The Americans. The French. The Russians. Only we Jews have no home. Don’t ask us. Ask the world.”

The committee members spent four months in Europe. Palestine and the Arab countries and another month in Switzerland digesting their experiences. At the end of their deliberations, the twelve members– six Britons and six Americans—unanimously agreed that Britain should allow 100,00 Jewish immigrants to settle in Palestine. The celebrations that followed in the camps were soon stilled, however, when the British foreign minister. Ernes Bevin, rejected this finding.

Eventually, the United Nations took up the issue. The UN appointed a Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP). Like its predecessor, UNSCOP visited the camps in Germany and then went on to the Arab states and Palestine. Gruber accompanied UNSCOP as a correspondent for the New York Herald. While in Jerusalem, she learned that a former American pleasure boat, renamed the Exodus 1947, had attempted to bring 4,500 Jewish refugees to Palestine– including 600 children, mostly orphans – but had been intercepted by five British destroyers and a cruiser. Gruber left immediately for Haifa and witnessed the Exodus entering the harbor, looking, as Gruber wrote, “like a matchbox splintered by a nutcrackes.”

During the “battle,” the British had rammed the Exodus and stormed it with guns, tear gas and truncheons. The crew, mostly Jews from America and Palestine, had fought back with potatoes, sticks and cans of kosher meat. The Exodus’s second officer, Bill Bernstein of San Francisco, was clubbed to death trying to prevent a British soldier from entering the wheelhouse. Two orphans were killed, one shot in the face after he threw an orange at a soldier.

When she learned that the prisoner from the Exodus were being transferred to Cyprus, Gruber flew there overnight. While waiting for the Exodus detainees, she photographed Jewish prisoners from earlier landing attempts living behind barbed wire in steaming hot tents with almost no water or sanitary facilities. “You had to smell Cyprus to believe it,” she cabled the Herald.

The British changed their plans and sent the Exodus prisoners to Port de Bouc in southern France, where they had initially embarked. Gruber rushed there from Cyprus. When the prison ships arrived, the prisoners refused to disembark. After eighteen days in which the refugees endured the blistering heat, the British decided to send the Jews back to Germany. The world press was outraged. While hundreds of journalists descended on Port de Bouc, only Gruber was allowed by the British to accompany the Dps back to Germany.

Aboard the prison ship Runnymeade Park, Gruber photographed the refugees defiantly raising a British flag that they overpainted with a swastika. Her photo bacame Life Magazine’s “Picture of the Week.” Crushed together on the sweltering ship making their way back to Germany., the refugees sang “Hatikvah,” the Hebrew anthem of hope. Gruber’s book about the DP’s endurance would later provide Leon Uris with material for his book and screenplay Exodus, which helped turn American public opinion in favor of Israel.

In 1951, Gruber married, gave birth to two children, and suspended her journalistic travels. She wrote for Hadassah Magazine and raised funds for UJA. In the 1970s, she visited Israel, where she wrote a biography, Raquela, that won a National Jewish Book Award. In 1985, at age seventy-four, Gruber traveled to Ethiopia, where she observed the aliyah of that nation’s Jews to Israel.

Gruber’s journey to Ethiopia completed a cycle that had begun with her voyage to Italy in 1944 to bring 1,000 Jewish refugees to Fort Ontario. In 2001, a television network dramatized her life in a two-part broadcast. Today, Ruth Gruber lives in New York City; she stands as a symbol of hope for Jews in danger anywhere in the world.

(Source: Blessings of freedom: chapters in American Jewish history by Michael Feldberg)

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British Children ‘Must Be Taught Christianity’

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 26, 2012

My note: While the tabloid, ‘Daily Express’ titled this report accurately, the BBC is ratcheting up the propaganda that paints the Christians faith in the usual hateful manner by twisting the truth on the same poll with a very cynical headline, “Teaching of Christianity ‘lacks intellectual development‘” The Corporation is getting ever more disgraceful even after the recent embarrassing blunders and scandals  (must read) How low can this, once great broadcaster go?

 

SCHOOLCHILDREN need to be taught Christianity so they can understand British history and culture, a poll of parents has revealed.

Almost two-thirds believe Christianity is key to our history and over half think it is important to help children understand British culture.

Nearly half say more attention should be given to teaching Christianity in RE lessons – but a third say many teachers do not know enough about it themselves.

The Oxford University poll of nearly 2,000 adults found most wanted children to be taught the history of the religion, major festivals like Easter and Christmas and Christian morality.

 

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Pro-Abortion Propaganda Aimed at Destroying Ethiopian Culture

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 20, 2012

Psalm 127:3

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward

John 8:44

You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies

As of 2005, abortion is legal in Ethiopia for so many exceptions that it is, practically speaking, abortion on demand — rape, incest, fetal defects (eugenics), the physical or mental health of the mother, economic reasons and reasons of age of the mother. According to the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute, an incredible 60,000 women still suffer serious abortion complications every year, and at least 100 of them die. It seems that the population control groups are satisfied merely with legalizing abortion and are not particularly interested in safeguarding the health of Ethiopian women.

Family planning” billboards are everywhere. The most obnoxious are World Vision’s, which show a starving and unhappy family of seven people, all looking desperate and dressed in rags, gathered around a small table with just a scrap of food on it. People see this blatantly direct propaganda 100 times and begin to believe its almost subliminal message.

Sensations (“Make Your Life Sensational!”) condom ads and billboards are also everywhere in Addis Ababa. One Muslim-operated pharmacy had a life-sized condom poster right inside its door. Amusingly, someone had wrapped a towel around the head of the rather immodestly dressed young lady featured on the poster as a makeshift hajab. This struck me as rather schizophrenic; go ahead and corrupt the women’s sexuality, but make darn sure their heads are covered. DKT International sponsors annual fashion shows in Addis featuring models wearing dresses made entirely out of condoms. All of this is so wildly out of sync with African customs and culture, we can only conclude that these groups are deliberately and consciously attempting to destroy not only African culture and innocence, but the Africans themselves.

I visited a couple of pharmacies, and found that DKT International heavily subsidizes its “Choice” birth control pills, selling them for about 62 cents per cycle. Pharmacists sell them right over the counter with no consultation with a doctor – a practice that would not be tolerated even for a minute in Europe or the USA. USAID and Bayer Pharma have teamed up to sell the “Microgynon” birth control pill for the same price. DKT also sells the “Confidence” abortifacient injection for about 31 cents for three months of sterility, and these are administered by the pharmacist right behind the counter.

Then, of course, there is the most aggressively evil organization on Earth, Marie Stopes International, (btw. Zambia recently banned this organization for conducting illegal abortions) which makes International Planned Parenthood Federation look like a bunch of blushing virgins. There are a dozen Marie Stopes abortion mills in Addis Ababa, and each is a gigantic abortion factory doing over ten thousand every year.

Abortion still carries a huge stigma in Ethiopia, so the women almost always arrive alone. Unlike in the USA, the men usually standing outside the abortion mills are not husbands or boyfriends; they are pimps. They prey on the women going through the emotional and spiritual assault of abortion, accosting them when they exit the clinic. As a result, prostitution is flourishing in Addis Ababa.

Most obnoxious of all are the touts that Marie Stopes hires to accost women passing by, asking them if they are in need of abortions. These hawkers even tell men that, if their wives or daughters ever need abortion, they can come visit their abortion mill.

Remember that these are the people – Western progressives – who say that we must all respect the customs and cultures of other lands.

The headlong rush of the United Nations and all of the pro-abortion NGOs seems to be directed at “homogenizing” the world so that the people of every nation will think and act just like Europeans or Americans. I have seen this baleful influence hard at work in countries from the Philippines to Papua New Guinea, from Cameroon to Cambodia.

What ever happened to the vaunted “respect for diversity?” Liberals tell us that we must respect “diversity” in terms of bizarre sexual acts and orientations, but what about respect for different cultures?

Unique and colorful cultures and customs all over the world are fast disappearing as everyone — from city dweller to villager, from professional to small farmer — is being forced to conform to the same mold. Even the most benign indigenous practices and customs are being forcibly propelled to extinction. Not only is this becoming a very anti-life world, it is becoming boring as well.

Source

Report Proves Planned Parenthood Targets Blacks, Hispanics

A new reported issued by the pro-life group Life Dynamics proves that Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry in the United States target black and Hispanic Americans by placing abortion facilities in communities with high minority populations.

Titled, “Racial Targeting and Population Control,” the new report validates the claims pro-life advocates have made for years — and that Life Dynamics made in its groundbreaking Maafa21 video released two years ago — showing that abortion advocates have purposefully placed abortion centers in urban areas with high percentages of black and Hispanic residents.

 

Continue reading…

 

 

African Women Sue Government Clinics For Coerced Sterilizations

My note: If they dare to coerce their own minority population this way imagine the degree of havoc they can wreak on defenseless African women? Read here

A group of Kenyan women have filed suit against government health-care clinics in 5 different countries, charging that they were sterilized against their will.

The plaintiffs are all HIV-positive. Some testify that they were told sterilization was mandatory, or threatened that their AIDS medicines would be withdrawn if they refused to undergo the operation. Others say they signed a consent form that they did not understand, either because they are illiterate or because they were drugged at the time.

The women filed their suits in Zambia, South Africa, Malawi, Namibia, and Kenya. Their legal challenge comes in the wake of a report that coerced sterilizations have become routine in public hospitals in Africa.

Source

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የአዲስ አበባ ድንቅ ‘ድብቅ’ ቦታዎች — Abae Abraham Monastery

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 18, 2012

ደብረ ቤቴል አበ ብዙሃን አብርሃም ገዳም / ላፍቶ

ቤተክርስቲያኗ የምትገኝበት ቦታ ምን ያህል ድንቅና ማራኪ መሆኑን ለመገንዘብ በቦታው መገኘት ያስፈልጋል። ከጫካው ጀምሮ እስክ ኮረብታው ጫፍ ድረስ ያለው አካባቢ ሁሉ አዲስ አበባችንን እንድንወዳት ያደርገናል። በተለይ አየሩ፡ የእፅዋቱና ወፎቹ ስብጥር ተፈጥሮ  ገነታዊ ባሕርይ ያለው ነው፤ በሌሎቹ የአዲስ አበባ ክፍሎች ብዙ የማይታዩ ድንቅ ዛፎች፣ አትክልቶችና አበቦች በዚያ ይገኛሉ።

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በሣር መካከል ያለች ውብ አበባ

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 16, 2012

ዮሐንስና ቤተሰቦቹ ወደ አዲሱ ቤታቸው በመግባታቸውና በአካባቢው አቀማመጥ ለጥቂት ጊዜ ለመደመም የቤታቸው ፎቅ ላይ በመውጣታቸው ተደስተዋል።

ዮሐንስ ከልጁ ከሰምዖን ጋር ሲጨዋወት ከቆየ በኋላ “ለረዥም ዓመታት እንክብካቤ ያላገኘውን ይህ ሣር ምንድር ነው የምናደርገው?” በማለት ጠየቀው።

“የአትክልት ቦታውን ለማስዋብና ጥቂት አበቦች ለመትከል የምችለውን ሁሉ አደርጋለሁ።”

“ተመልከት ስምዖን፤ በሣሩ መካከል አንዲት ውብ ነጭ አበባ አለች።

“የታለች?”

“በስተቀኝ በኩል ከጎረቤታችን አጥር ወደ እኛ አንድ ሜትር ገባ ብላ አድጋለች።” አለ ዮሐንስ።

“በዚህ ሁሉ ሣር መካከል ማንም ሊመለከታት አይችልም። በጣም ውብ አበባ ናት። አበባዋ ብቸኛ አበባ ስለ ሆነች መጀመሪያ የምወስደው እርሷን ነው።”

ስምዖን በስተቀኝ በኩል ወዳለው የአትክልት ቦታ ሄደ። ይሁ እንጂ ሣሩ ረዣዥም ስለ ነበር አበባዋን ሊያገኛት አልቻለም። አባቱ ወደ ፎቁ እንዲወጣ ሲያደርገው ግን አገኛት። ይህችን የመሰለች ውብ አበባ በማግኘቱም ተደነቀ፡ ተደሰተ። ያደገችው በጎረቤታቸው የአትክልት ቦታ ውስጥ ሊሆን ይችላል ብሎም አሰበ።

“ይህችን የመሰለች ውብ አበባ በዚህ ረዣዥም ሣር መካከል ማግኘት ምንኛ ድንቅ ነገር ነው!”

“ስምዖን፤ እነዚህ አበቦች እኮ እግዚአብሔር የሚንከባከባቸውና ሥሮቻቸውን እስከ ሰማያት ድረስ የዘረጉ የአማኞች ነፍሳት ናቸው። እውነተኛ ክርስቲያን እግሮቹ በዚይ ዓለም ላይ ተተክለው የእግዚአብሔርን ሕልውና የሚናጸባርቅ አበባ ቢተክልም ሥሩን የሚሰድደው ወደ ሰማያት ነው። ለዚህ ነው አበባዋ ውብ የሆነችው” አለ ዮሐንስ

“…በሚድኑቱና በሚጠፉቱ ዘንድ ለእግዚአብሔር የክርስቶስ መዓዛ ነንና፤ ለእነዚህ ለሞት የሚሆን የሞት ሽታ ለእነዚያም ለሕይወት የሚሆን የሕይወት ሽታ ነን።” (2ኛ ቆሮ 2:15-16)

መላው ዓለም በሣር ቢሸፈንም እንኳ በመካከሉ ውብ አበባ ለመኖሩ እርግጠኛ ነኝ።

አቤቱ እግዚአብሔር ሆይ፦ አንተ በእያንዳንዱ ትውልድ ውስጥ ምክር አለህ።

ጌታዬ ሆይ፦ በሣር መካከል የበቀልሁ አበባ እሆን ዘንድ አድለኝ። ይህን  ካደረግህልኝ “

በእሾህ መካከል እንዳለ የሱፍ አበባ፤ እንዲሁ ወዳጄ በቆነጃጅት መካከል ናት።

እንደ ዱር እንኮይ እንዲሁ ውዴ በልጆች መካከል ነው።” (መኃ. 2:2-3) የሚለው ጣፋጭ ድምፅህን እሰማለሁና።

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በ ዲ/ን የሺጥላ ሞገስ

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ኅዘን የሰው ልጅ አካላዊና ስሜታዊ ጉዳት ሲደርስበት እና ስቃዩ ሲገነፍል የሚከተል ክስተት ነው። በሁለተኛ ትርጉሙ ሰው ራሱን ከጠፋበት ሲያገኝ ያለበት ቦታ ትክክለኛ አለመሆኑን ሲገነዘብ የጥፋተኝነት ስሜት የተሰማውን ሕሊናውን ለማጠብና ለማሳረፍ በፈቃዱ በውስጡ የሚፈጥረው ለተሰማው የበደለኝነትና የጥፋተኝነት ስሜት የሚከፍለው ካሣ የፈቃድ ኅዘን የምንለው ነው።

በሰው ልጅ ሕይወት ላይ ከሚደርሱ ችግሮች አንዱ እና ከባዱ ኅዘን ነው። ኅዘን ውስጣዊ ስሜታችንን የሚቀጠቅጥና የሚያደቅ መዶሻ ነው። በእርግጥ ማናቸውም ከአቅም በላይ የሆኑ ችግሮች የሚመሩን ወደ ሀዘን ነው። ይሁ እንጂ እያንዳንዳችን ላይ የሚደርስብን ኅዘን የስሜት ደረጃ ይለያይ ይሆናል። የግዴታ ኅዘን የምንለው ግን የጭንቀት መነሾ ወይም መበቀያ ሥር የምንለው ነው።

በግዴታ ማዘን

የኹከትና የጭንቀት መነሻ የምንለው እንዲህ ዓይነቱን ኅዘን ነው። በግዴታ እንድናዝን የምንገደድበትን አጋጣም የሚከስተውን ኅዘን። ይህ እንዴትና መቼ እንደሚገጥመን አስቀድሞ መገመት አይቻልም። ስለዚህ የሚከሰተውን ኅዘን ተቀብሎ ለማስተናገድ በቂ የመንፈስ ዝግጅት ላናደርግ ስለምንችል ኅዘናችንን ከባድና የጭንቀት መብቀያ ሥር ሆኖ በሕይወታችን ሊተከል ይችላል።

በክርስቶስ ሆኖ ብዙ የዚህን ዓለም ነገር ንቆ መኖር የዚህ ዓይነተኛ መፍትሔ ሲሆን በተጨማሪ የደረሰብን ኅዘን ሥር እንዳይሰድ የኅዘናችንን መፍትሔ እንጂ የኅዘናችንን ምክንያት አለማውጠንጠን ተገቢ ነው። እንዲሁም ኅዘናችንን እንዳንረሳ ዙሪያውን ከሚያራግቡ ነገሮች አጥብቆ መሸሽ ወይም እነዚያን ነገሮች ማራቅ ትልቅ እረፍት ይሰጣል።

በአንድ ወቅት አንዲት ሴት የንግድ ቦታዋ በእሳት አደጋ ወደመባት። ይህች ሴት የአንድ ልጅ እናት ስትሆን፡ አነስተኛ የንግድ ቦታ ነበራት። በእሳት አደጋ ከወደመባት በኋላ በከፍተኛ ኅዘን ተመታች። በአካባቢዋ ያሉና ጥቂት ዘመዶቿ እርሷን ለማቋቋም ያደረጉላት ዕርዳታ ከወደመው አምስት እጅ ሁለት እጅ እንኳ አይሆንም።

ስለዚህ ለዓመታት ያህል ጊዜ ታዝንና መጽናናትንም እንቢ አለች። ብስጭት፣ ጭንቀት፣ ለብቻ ማውራት የየዕለት ሥራዋ አደረገችው።

ከተወሰኑ ጊዜ በኋላ አንድ ልጇን አንጠልጥላ መንገድ ለመንገድ መዞርና ከማኅበረሰቡ ተገሎ ለመኖር ተገደደች።

ከዚህ ታሪክ የምንማረው ኅዘን በሕይወታችን ሥር እንዲሰድና በኋላም ጭንቀትን እንዲያበቅል እድል ላለመስጠት ከፍተኛ ተጋድሎ ማድረግና መስዋዕትነት መክፈል እንደሚጠበቅብን እና ሁሉ በክርስቶስ ከንቱ ማድረግ እንደሚገባት ነው።

በእርግጥም በዚህ ዓለም ሁሉ ነገር ከንቱ ነው። አንድስ እንኳ ከእኛ ጋር ለዘላለም አይኖርም። ኅዘንም ቢሆን እንኳ።

“ከንቱ ከንቱ የከንቱ ከንቱ ሁሉ ከንቱ ነው ይላል፡ ከፀሐይ በታች በሚደክምበት ድካም ሁሉ የሰው ትርፉ ምንድን ነው? ትውልድ ይሔዳል ትውልድ ይመጣል” (መ.መክ. 1:2)

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Barely Know?

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 14, 2012

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Faceless

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 13, 2012

faceless sadness, 

my broken heart feels,

my foolishness,                                                          faceless foolishness 

each day reveals,

gloomy and down,

sitting all alone, all alone

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Parents Pointed Out Genocidal Crimes of The United Nations

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 12, 2012

 

Patriarch of the Byzantine Catholic Patriarchate on behalf of all true Christians of the world expresses support to parents’ organizations of the 193 UN member states. In these days parents have turned to the UN Committee on the so-called rights of the child with a radical protest. Committee session was held from 17 September to 5 October 2012 in Geneva. Parents’ organizations published a document entitled “Global protest against the UN policies”. The protest is directed against brutal removals of children from their families. It is connected with an internet petition.

The UN is to blame for millions of children having irretrievably lost their loving parents! Mental damage caused to children and parents is incalculable and inexpressible!

Please watch the video with English subtitles

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Eugenics Still Alive and Well in 2012

 

Wouldn’t it be great if politicians and other public figures actually told us what they believe rather than talking out of both sides of their mouths?

For example, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg actually did say what she believes about life-ending abortions in July 2009. Justice Ginsburg said:

Frankly I had thought that, at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don’t want to have too many of.

What the good justice is talking about is called “eugenics.” Eugenics is not a happy thought — it is a movement of extremists who claim that humankind can be improved through selective breeding and sterilization. It is what Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany practiced in the extermination of millions of Jews as they sought to create the “perfect human being.”

One of the early advocates of eugenics in the United States was Margaret Sanger, founder of what was to become Planned Parenthood. Sanger believed that birth control, sterilization, and abortion would eliminate disease, crime, and the burden of children born to the socially and eugenically unfit. In December 1921, Sanger said:

Birth Control is thus the entering wedge for the Eugenic educator … the unbalance between the birth rate of the ‘unfit’ and the ‘fit’ is admittedly the greatest present menace to civilization[.] … The most urgent problem today is how to limit and discourage the overfertility of the mentally and physically defective.

 

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