Posts by James Ross Kelly

Posts are meant to share an aspect of the universal Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. James Kelly is a Christian seeking the Mercy of God (i.e., His Goodness and Loving Kindness) and daily more of the Grace of His Holy Spirit. Posts of other authors are meant for review of salient points made by said authors and are credited and meant to share light with others and encourage others to read their works, and when possible, by providing links to where their works may be purchased.

Not far from Buddahood

A university student while visiting Gasan asked him: ‘Have you ever read the Christian Bible?’
‘No, read it to me,’ said Gasan.
The student opened the Bible and read from St Matthew:
‘And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. They toil not, neither do they spin, and yet I say unto you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. …Take therefore no thought for the morrow, for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself.’
Gasan said: ‘Whoever uttered those words I consider an enlightened man.’
The student continued reading:
‘Ask and it shall be given you, seek and ye shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto
you. For everyone that asketh receiveth, and he that seeketh findeth, and to him that knocketh, it shall be opened.’
Gasan remarked: ‘That is excellent. Whoever said that is not far from Buddhahood.’
Compiled by Paul Reps

When the Pope Talked to the Trappists

The Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance — commonly known as the Trappists — are concluding their triennial General Chapter meeting today in Assisi. This gathering of over 200 abbots and […]

Source: When the Pope Talked to the Trappists

Report: Pakistani Christian Teen Beaten To Death By Muslim Classmates For Using Wrong Water Fountain | Daily Wire

Seventeen-year-old Sharoon Masih, an open Christian in Pakistan, was viciously beaten to death by his Muslim classmates on his fourth day of school for allegedly drinking from their water cooler.

Source: Report: Pakistani Christian Teen Beaten To Death By Muslim Classmates For Using Wrong Water Fountain | Daily Wire