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THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS – THE UPLIFTING POWER OF CHRIST

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THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS – THE UPLIFTING POWER OF CHRIST: HUMAN EXISTENCE AND THE GAME OF CHESS:

Human existence could be viewed as a game of chess. Depending upon the nature of the opponent, human existence faces challenges from several directions which may not be anticipated, and man may or may not be able to escape from the danger posed to his existence. 

CHRIST – THE DIVINE CHESS PLAYER

The popular game of Chess is played on a Chessboard by two players each with 16 pieces. The game pieces have varying abilities of movement over the Chessboard. The piece identified as ‘King’ can move in all directions but can only move by one space during a given move.    

Human Existence could be viewed as a Game of Chess. If I am the player, who would be my opponent?

In the Game of Chess, the King moves one space in any direction.

The object of the Game of Chess is to ‘Checkmate’ the opponent player’s King. The move that is known as ‘Checkmate’ wins the Chess game by checking the opponent’s King so that it cannot be protected. The condition of the King after such a move indicates complete defeat or that the King is dead.

The move known as ‘Checkmate’ – Its relevance to Human Existence

Human Existence could be compared to the Game of Chess. A variety of physical, chemical, and biological factors constantly challenge human existence. The man learns to survive by making the necessary moves and by deploying all his defensive mechanisms and resources. During his life’s journey, man eventually finds himself in a position without any escape route. Just like the ‘Checkmated’ King, man may get cornered in a situation which is beyond his control. The Chess game pieces have no ability other than the movement that is allowed by the rules of the Game. Unlike the Chess Game, the man whose existence is ‘Checkmated’, the man whose existence is undefended; the man who is not capable of making any more moves to protect his own existence, may get rescued by a ‘Uplifting Power’; and such an ‘Upward’ move is not described in the Game of Chess.     

MAN, vs GOD – THE JOY OF GETTING ‘CHECKMATED’:

MAN, vs GOD – THE JOY OF GETTING ‘CHECKMATED’.

IN HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH ‘SURPRISED BY JOY, C.S. LEWIS DESCRIBED A GAME OF CHESS.

 Clive Staples Lewis (1898 – 1963), Oxford and Cambridge Scholar, novelist, writer of stories for children, and Literary Critic, in his Autobiographical Sketch titled ‘Surprised by Joy’ has visualized his existence as that of a ‘Divine Pursuit’. It is not man who searches and eventually finds God. It is rather God who pursues the man throughout his life’s moves. God is the one who searches for man and not vice versa. God goes about seeking the souls that are His. If man wanders off, God goes to man in order to reconcile him. God’s searching for man is serious and is not ostensible. If life could be described as Man vs God Chess Game; God skillfully places the man in a position which gives no option of escape and finally God captures man. C.S. Lewis has entitled the penultimate chapter of his Autobiography as “Checkmate”. Lewis describes God as the Divine Chess player who gradually maneuvers him into an impossible position. “All over the board my pieces were in the most disadvantageous positions. Soon I could no longer cherish even the illusion that the initiative lay with me. My Adversary began to make His final moves.” When God is the Divine Chess player, getting ‘Checkmated’ is only a moment of great Joy. The man who is defeated, the man who is pursued, and the man who is out maneuvered, is saved by the ‘Uplifting Power’ of Mercy, Grace, and Compassion of the Divine Chess player.     

THE UPLIFTING POWER OF CHRIST:

THE UPLIFTING POWER OF CHRIST

In the New Testament Book of the Gospel according to John, in Chapter 10, Jesus has described Himself. In verse 11, He states: “I am the Good Shepherd, the Good Shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” And He further clarifies in verses 14 and 15 by stating: “I am the Good Shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me – just as the Father knows me and I know the Father – and I lay down my life for the sheep.”

THE BOOK OF LUKE, CHAPTER 19, VERSE 10: “FOR THE SON OF MAN CAME TO SEEK AND TO SAVE WHAT WAS LOST.”

 THE SHEPHERD AND HIS FLOCK:     

As the shepherd marches ahead, the sheep of his flock follow him from behind and recognize him by the commands of his voice. In the Book of Matthew, Chapter 18, verses 12 to 14, Jesus describes the Parable of the Lost Sheep: “What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off? And if he finds it, I tell you the truth, he is happier about that one sheep than about the ninety-nine that did not wander off.”  God is not willing that any of us should be lost. In case we choose to wander off, He is willing to search for us, find us and take us back to His Home. And after saving the lost sheep, Jesus tells about the shepherd: “Rejoice with me; I have found my lost sheep.” (Book of Luke, Chapter 15, verses 3 – 7). God delights Himself by finding the lost among us.     

THE PROBLEM OF BLACK SHEEP:

BLACK SHEEP – WHAT IS THE PROBLEM???

The problem of “Black Sheep” is not about its color. The word ‘black’ reflects the discredited status of the sheep. Black Sheep means a member of a family or group regarded as not so respectable or successful as the rest. The flock rejects one of its own, and the discredited member is described as the “Black Sheep”. The Shepherd tends to His flock of sheep who recognize Him and follow Him. In the Book of John, Chapter 10, verse 9, Jesus describes Himself as the Gate of His sheep pen, and said: “If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.” What happens to the “Black Sheep” who is not a member of His flock?  The non-member could be described as a disbeliever. Who would rescue the “Black Sheep” that has wandered off? As a discredited member of my community and my country, the concept of “Black Sheep” and its “Uplift” is of a great interest and concern to me.

THE PROBLEM OF “BLACK SHEEP” – WOULD THE GOOD SHEPHERD LOOK FOR LOST “BLACK SHEEP”?

Jesus assures us that He is aware of the existence of sheep that may not belong to His sheep pen. In the Book of John, Chapter 10, verse 16, He gives a sense of great hope to others who may not know Him and may not live under His protection: “I have other sheep that are not of this sheep pen. I must bring them also. They too will listen to My voice, and there shall be One flock and One Shepherd.

JESUS WOULD ALSO FIND THE OTHER SHEEP THAT ARE NOT OF HIS SHEEP PEN. THERE SHALL BE ONE FLOCK AND ONE SHEPHERD.

THE JOY OF CHRISTMAS:

KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS – THE BOOK OF REVELATIONS, CHAPTER 19, VERSE 16

The Joy of Christmas comes from the fact that God knows you, and He takes pleasure in finding you and He gets you back into His Protection even if you have wandered away from Him and got lost. He is aware of the sheep that are not in His sheep pen. Even the “Black Sheep” belong to His sheep pen and He would rejoice when He rescues one lost sheep.    

Rudranarasimham. Rebbapragada

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THE WHOLE JOY OF CHRISTMAS 2018. WHOLE CHRIST – WHOLE LOVE

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THE WHOLE JOY OF CHRISTMAS 2018.

WHOLE CHRIST – WHOLE LOVE:

The Whole Joy of Christmas 2018. Whole Christ – Whole Love.

WHOLE CHRIST – WHOLE LOVE: The term “Whole Christ” refers to Jesus before His human birth, during His earthly existence, after His Resurrection, and to the Hope of His Second Coming to establish the ‘Kingdom of Heaven on Earth’.

The term “Whole Love” describes God’s Unconditioned Love that is not determined by human knowledge and rationality. The Birth of Jesus cannot be fully accounted by human knowledge and rationality for man lacks the ability to account for his own existence.

The word Christ (Greek. Christos) refers to the Messiah whose appearance is prophesied in the Old Testament and is used as a title to describe Jesus of Nazareth. I am using the phrase “WholeChrist” to describe Jesus before His human birth, Jesus during the years spent on this Earth, Jesus after His Resurrection, and Jesus who gives the Hope of the Second Coming to establish ‘The Kingdom of Heaven on Earth’. The word Christ may not communicate the entirety of Jesus and in the four Gospels, we do not obtain the full picture as the event called ‘The Second Coming’ has not yet taken place. The word “Love” (Hebrew. ‘Ahavah’, Greek. ‘agape’) is presented in Scripture as the very nature or essence of God, the supreme attribute in which all other attributes are harmonized. Love is a bond that unites all virtues. I consider the Power/Force/Energy of Mercy, Grace, and Compassion as the operating mechanism of God’s Love and could be simply called Divine Providence. I am using the phrase “whole love” to describe God’s Unconditioned Love that is not determined or fully accounted by human knowledge and human rationality. In other words, I have no ability to empower myself to receive Unconditioned Love. I cannot manipulate God’s Whole Love through my actions, behavior, or even prayers. I can experience Whole Love but, I cannot explain or fully account for the existence of that Love.

WHOLE CHRIST – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE CREATION: THE BIRTH OF JESUS:

The Whole Joy of Christmas 2018. Whole Christ – Whole Love.

Whole Christ – Whole Love – Whole Creation: The Birth of Jesus as a Spiritual Being cannot be fully accounted for by using human knowledge and human rationality.

Man must try to know and understand as to where he exists and as to how he exists. God uses the dimension called WholeLove to bring Unity and Harmony between the dimensions of Matter, Energy, Time, and Space to create man and the World in which man exists.

Man cannot explain the Birth of Jesus using his scientific knowledge. The Birth of Jesus can only be understood as a fact of Creation, a creative event. It should not come as a surprise as each human being who took birth on Earth has always arrived as an original, unique, distinctive, and one of its own kind of object with a genome that never existed in the past and would also never exist again in the future. Each man is born as a created being and the birth of Jesus as a singular event reveals a creative mechanism not known to man and not subject to the limitations of man’s rational power. God uses the dimension called WholeLove to bring Unity and Harmony between the dimensions of Matter, Energy, Time, and Space to create man and the World in which man exists.

WHOLE CHRIST – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE EXISTENCE:

The Whole Joy of Christmas 2018. Whole Christ – Whole Love.

Whole Christ – Whole Love – Whole Existence: The Birth of Jesus and His earthly existence describes the operation of a Supreme, Spiritual Whole Law that harmonizes all Laws of Nature that operate in the physical world to establish Whole Existence which may be stated as a Law of Conservation:” Matter is neither created nor destroyed.” Similarly, it can be stated: “Life is neither created nor destroyed.”

The Whole Joy of Christmas 2018. Whole Christ – Whole Love.

Whole Christ – Whole Love – Whole Existence: God Exists. Very often people raise the question about God’s place of existence in this vast universe of unknown dimensions. Where does man exist? How could the man be certain about the location of his own existence in this universe which is constantly moving every instant?

The Whole Joy of Christmas 2018. Whole Christ – Whole Love.

Whole Christ – Whole Love – Whole Existence: Where does man exist? It is easy to describe man’s place of existence in the Solar System, and Milky Way Galaxy. In reality, man exists in Space without any awareness of his position that is changing every instant. No object that is known in this universe continues to exist in the same position at two different instants. Man exists in a restless universe under the Blissful influence called Whole Love which shields man from the harsh realities of the physical universe.

To experience the Joy of Christmas, to seek the uplifting power of Jesus Christ, man must know the truth and reality about human existence. Human knowledge and rationality in themselves do nothing to justify human existence or the existence of this universe. To establish the fact of this human existence on one known planet called Earth is beyond the abilities of human cognitive powers. The biological basis of human existence demands the support of Love whose operating principles are Mercy, Grace, and Compassion. This Love is not conditioned by human behavior and human actions and not even prayers. Man cannot empower himself to acquire God’s Love using his free will. The good and evil actions of man, the right and bad conduct of man will be possible if and only if man’s existence precedes his actions and behavior. It is often argued that the evil and suffering in the world seems to count against the existence of God. I have to account for my physical existence before I can share the experience of pain, misery, disappointment, frustration, and suffering of my life’s condition. The fact or the reality of human pain and suffering cannot exclude the fact of God’s existence. The man at any given age and any given stage of his existence, from conception, physical birth, infancy, youth, adult, old age and death, in ill-health or good health depends upon an Unchanging Spiritual Principle to bring Unity and Harmony to maintain that condition or state called existence. This concept of God’s Unconditioned Love or WholeLove for man is shared by the Birth of Jesus. When I think of this Whole Love, I feel better, my mood gets uplifted, the burden of my painful existence is eased, and I can sense the Joy of the Season.

WHOLE CHRIST – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE LAW:

The Whole Joy of Christmas 2018. Whole Christ – Whole Love.

Whole Christ – Whole Love – Whole Law: Love is defined by stating its attributes. Love is Patient. Love is Kind. Love does not envy. Love does not boast, it is not proud. Love is not rude. Love is not self-seeking. Love is not easily angered. Love protects, trusts, hopes, always persevere and Love never fails. Divine Mother Mary is seen expressing such Love for her baby Jesus.

Apostle Paul in his First Epistle to Corinthians, in the New Testament Book of 1 Corinthians, Chapter 13, verses #4 to 8 describes the attributes of Love: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy. It does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.”  Jesus Christ while teaching the operating principle called Love, names Love as a Law, a Law above all other laws of nature, and above all other Commandments. In the Gospel According to Saint Matthew, Chapter 22, verses #37 to 40 “Whole Love” is explained as “Whole Law”: Jesus replied:” ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” Love is the supreme attribute, nature, and essence of God and at the same time, it operates as a Law above all other Laws of Nature and the commandments shared by Prophets. Whole Love can be stated as the Whole Law that governs the existence of man and gives the man the chance to experience Peace, Harmony, and Tranquility in his living condition.

WHOLE CHRIST – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE REALITY:

The Whole Joy of Christmas 2018. Whole Christ – Whole Love.

Whole Christ – Whole Love – Whole Reality: The Birth of Jesus Christ. Life is neither created nor destroyed. The term Whole Christ describes Jesus as an eternal, immortal, unborn Spiritual Principle that existed before His birth, that existed in the Middle or during His earthly Life and continues to exist in Future without being influenced by Time.

Apostle Paul in his First Epistle to Corinthians, in the New Testament Book of 1 Corinthians, Chapter 13, verse#13 states the Principle of Conservation: “And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.”  Man exists in a world that is restless and is constantly changing. The Individual, the created human being, is born, grows and develops, exists with a physical identity that constantly changes under the powerful influence of Time. The event called Death records the loss of that Physical Identity that is never constant at any time of its earthly existence. In the natural world, such changes in appearance are governed by the Laws of Conservation such as the Laws of Conservation of Mass, Energy, and Momentum. During man’s physical existence, the physical form and appearance change and yet the Spiritual Principles of Faith, Hope, and Love are conserved. Man cannot depend upon his knowledge and rationality as they are always subject to change. To know the Subjective and Objective Reality or the “whole Reality” of his ‘WholeExistence’, man needs to know the Law of Conservation of Faith, Hope, and Love.

WHOLE CHRIST – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE PRAYER:

The Whole Joy of Christmas 2018. Whole Christ – Whole Love.

Whole Christ – Whole Love – Whole Prayer: The Gospel According to Saint Matthew, Chapter 6 gives the account of “Whole Prayer” that is popularly known as ‘Lord’s Prayer’. Father knows what you need before you ask Him. We pray, for His “WILL” be done on earth as it is in Heaven. The ‘Whole Prayer’ gives virtues such as Patience, Perseverance, Tolerance, and Kindness the attributes of ‘Whole Love’.

The word Prayer refers to man’s communication with God. It is a spiritual or devotional communication to make a humble, sincere request. Prayer is the act of supplication and it includes words of praise, words of thanksgiving, words of confession, and words of a plea seeking the sanction of favor to transform a mental desire into a physical reality in the external world. If God is omniscient, He must know of the evil; and if God is omnipotent, He must be able to remove the evil; and if God is perfectly benevolent and is loving, there should be no pain and suffering. To experience pain and misery, to experience suffering, disappointment, and frustration, I have to maintain the condition called existence. At a fundamental level, I have to understand my ability to know things, my power to rule or govern things, and I must know my ability to make choices to change things in my external environment. Jesus in the New Testament Book of Matthew, Chapter 6, verse# 8 instructs: “Do not be like them(pagans), for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him.”  In Lord’s Prayer, Jesus makes it abundantly clear that the purpose of the ‘Whole Prayer’ is that of asking, “Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” Using my human knowledge and rationality, I can neither account for my existence nor account for my experience of pain and suffering which describes the nature of my existence. I describe ‘WholePrayer’ as an act of Faith, and Hope in recognition of the fact or reality called WholeLove that imparts its qualities and virtues such as Patience, Perseverance, Tolerance, and Kindness. Even if I cannot change the circumstances of my life that cause or give the experience of pain, suffering, and misery, the acceptance of Whole Love makes me pain-tolerant and pain-resistant. It gives me the strength called ‘Endurance’ to overcome the challenge called the ‘Stress of Life’.

The Whole Joy of Christmas 2018. Whole Christ – Whole Love.

Whole Christ – Whole Love: “That which is done out of Love always takes place beyond Good and Evil.” (Nietzsche). Man, with his Good or Evil actions and behavior cannot control the flow of God’s Unconditioned or ‘WholeLove’.

I wish you all a Merry Christmas.

Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada

BHAVANAJAGAT.ORG

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The Whole Joy of Christmas 2018. Whole Christ – Whole Love.

PALM SUNDAY – WHOLE GOSPEL

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PALM SUNDAY –  WHOLE  GOSPEL 

Welcome to the Celebration of  Palm Sunday on March 20, 2016, also the First Day of Spring Season. I am inviting my readers to reflect upon the choice made by Jesus Christ when he rode into Jerusalem riding on the back of a donkey.

PALM  SUNDAY  – WHOLE  GOSPEL. GREETINGS FOR HAPPY PALM SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016 ALSO FIRST DAY OF SPRING.

 

PALM  SUNDAY  –  WHOLE  GOSPEL. Greetings for Happy Palm Sunday, March 20, 2016, also the First Day of Spring Season.

 

PALM  SUNDAY  – WHOLE  GOSPEL. Greetings for Happy Palm Sunday, March 20, 2016, also the First Day of Spring Season.

 

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#PALMSUNDAY  –  PALM  SUNDAY  –  #WHOLEGOSPEL  –  WHOLE  GOSPEL

 

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#PALMSUNDAY –  PALM  SUNDAY  –  #WHOLEGOSPEL  –  WHOLE  GOSPEL  THIS  ARTISTIC  CREATION  CORRECTLY  DEPICTS  THE  CELEBRATION  OF  PALM  SUNDAY  DESCRIBED  IN  THE  GOSPEL  ACCORDING  TO  APOSTLE MATTHEW.

 

PALM SUNDAY – WHOLE GOSPEL. GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT MATTHEW.

 

Palm Sunday – Whole Gospel. The Gospel According to Saint Matthew is the First Book of the New Testament and its historical account of Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday differs from the other three Gospels. The Gospel Story that I am sharing describes a vision of the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT MATTHEW :

The Gospel of Matthew was written in the Greek language; is the most highly valued, most popular, and widely read of the four Gospels. This is revealed not only by its position in the canon, it is found in first place in most of the known lists of the Gospels but also by the fact of its widespread citation and for it is by far the most often quoted Gospel. Matthew, the Apostle(The Book of Matthew, Chapter 10, verse 3) was an eyewitness to the most significant events of Christ’s life and mission. Matthew(Greek. Maththaios) was initially known as Levi, a tax collector(telones) whom Jesus met at the tax office(Matthew, Chapter 9, verse 9). Levi changed his name to Matthew( Hebrew. “Gift of Yahweh”) and it may mean “Amittai” or “True” when he became a disciple of Jesus. He carefully recorded all the teachings and sayings of Jesus and the Book of Matthew is the teaching Gospel par excellence. Matthew’s Gospel is also the Gospel of fulfillment and it is especially concerned with showing that Christ is the fulfillment of the Revelations of The Old Testament. Matthew’s Gospel is the historical record of Jesus Christ, the King of Jews. It describes the birth of the King, preparation of the King, the Law of the kingdom, the power of the King,  proclamation of the kingdom, rejection of the King, the growth of the kingdom, the Mission of the King, the fellowship of the kingdom, the Triumphal entry of King into Jerusalem,  consummation of the kingdom, the death and Resurrection of the King, and finally the great challenge of the kingdom. I would like to focus upon the most important event of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem as a King in a ceremonial procession.

CROSS AND DONKEY CROSS – THE SYMBOLIC REPRESENTATION OF REDEMPTION :

Cross(Greek. Stauros): There are three biblical uses of the term: first, the wooden instrument of torture; second, the Cross as a symbolic representation of redemption; third, death on the Cross, i.e., Crucifixion. The English word ‘Cross’ is derived from the Latin ‘Crux’. The Cross existed in different forms, the most important form is known as ‘The Crux immissa’, the type of Cross usually presented in Art in which the upright beam extends above the cross beam, and traditionally this depiction of Cross is held to be the Cross on which the ‘Redeemer’ suffered and died. It is often called the ‘Latin form of Cross. Because of the sacrificial death of the Savior on the Cross, it is presented as the medium of Reconciliation(The Epistle of Apostle Paul to Ephesians, Chapter 2, verse 16) between man and God. In The Epistle of Apostle Paul to the Colossians, Chapter 1, verse 20, states that Peace is effected through the Cross and Chapter 2, verse 14 also claims that the penalties of the law are removed from the believer by the Cross. The Epistle of  Apostle Paul to the Galatians, Chapter 2, verse 20 says that man is crucified with Christ and lives by the faith of the Son of God. Crucifixion is a dreaded event, and in common usage, the cares and troubles of life are often compared to a Cross. Kindly examine the connection between Cross and the humble Donkey which man used as a beast of burden.

Palm Sunday – Whole Gospel. The ‘Cross’ is a symbolic representation of redemption, it describes the act known as Crucifixion or death on the Cross on which the Redeemer suffered and died. Donkey, Eqqus africanus asinus has a dark stripe from the mane back to onto the tail and a prominent crosswise stripe across the shoulders.

Donkeys are domesticated descendants from African ass( true ass ) known as Eqqus asinus which belongs to the Horse family of Equidae. Donkeys derived from Nubian and Somalian subspecies of African wild ass have served mankind since 4,000 B.C. It is tamed and trained for work. It is sturdy, surefooted, known for its endurance and for its ability to carry heavy loads. Donkeys were a fundamental part of the economy, they undertook heavy work on the farm and sometimes used for personal transportation. In the southwestern United States, the small donkey is known as ‘Burro’, the word for donkey in the Spanish language. Many Americans are very fond of eating ‘burrito’, a Mexican dish consisting of a flour tortilla wrapped around a filling of meat, cheese, refried beans, etc. However, most Americans are not familiar with the crosswise stripes on Donkey’s back that could be termed as ‘Donkey Cross’. Donkey is frequently mentioned in the Books of the Bible; Prophet Abraham’s journey of testing, with his son Issac, was made with a donkey(The First Book of Moses, Genesis, Chapter 22, verses 3,5), Balaam’s donkey was given the temporary power of speech in order to rebuke the foolish prophet(The Fourth Book of Moses, Numbers, Chapter 22, verses 21-33), Israelites captured some 61,000 donkeys from the Midianites(The Fourth Book of Moses, Numbers, Chapter 31, verse 34). Mule is the offspring of a male donkey and a horse mare and it is sterile. King David introduced the use of mule for riding. In the Biblical times, mules were used by kings, officials, and army officers for personal transportation. Jesus Christ, the one coequal with God descended to the agony and torture of death due to Crucifixion by riding on the back of a donkey to fulfill the prophecy of Zechariah 9:9:

PALM SUNDAY - WHOLE GOSPEL. GREETINGS FOR HAPPY PALM SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016.
PALM SUNDAY – WHOLE GOSPEL. GREETINGS FOR HAPPY PALM SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016, ALSO THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING SEASON.

“Tell the daughter of Zion,

‘Behold, your King is coming to you.

Lowly, and sitting on a donkey,

A colt, the foal of a donkey.”

PALM SUNDAY - WHOLE GOSPEL. GREETINGS FOR HAPPY PALM SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016, ALSO THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING SEASON.
PALM SUNDAY – WHOLE GOSPEL. GREETINGS FOR HAPPY PALM SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016, ALSO THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING SEASON.

It is very interesting and important to note the difference in the narration of this event. In the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 21, verse 2, Jesus instructs two of his disciples, “Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find a (female) donkey tied, and a colt(young, male donkey) with her. Loose them and bring them to Me.” In the Gospel According to Mark, Chapter 11, verse 2, in the Gospel According to Luke, Chapter 19, verse 30, and in the Gospel According to John, Chapter 12, verse 14, no mention was made about the female donkey which was needed by Jesus and fetched by His disciples. Many Biblical scholars are not able to explain this apparent discrepancy in the four Gospel accounts and they are not certain if one or two donkeys are involved and the gender identity of the donkey(s) that Jesus used for His victorious entry into Jerusalem. The four Gospel accounts are incomplete and have not revealed the Whole Story of the Donkey and the Donkey Cross. 

Rudranarasimham Rebbapragada

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SCAPEGOAT SERVICE – WHOLE TEAM – WHOLE REWARD

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SCAPEGOAT SERVICE – WHOLE TEAM – WHOLE REWARD:

SCAPEGOAT SERVICE - WHOLE TEAM - WHOLE REWARD: SCAPEGOAT IS A LEGITIMATE SIN REMOVAL AND SIN DISPOSAL SERVICE THAT IS CURRENTLY OFFERED ONLY TO WHOLE TEAM MEMBERS AS A WHOLE REWARD OF THEIR WHOLE LABOR.
SCAPEGOAT SERVICE – WHOLE TEAM – WHOLE REWARD: SCAPEGOAT IS A LEGITIMATE SIN REMOVAL AND SIN DISPOSAL SERVICE THAT IS CURRENTLY OFFERED ONLY TO WHOLE TEAM MEMBERS AS A WHOLE REWARD OF THEIR WHOLE LABOR.

ScapeGoat Service is a legitimate Sin Removal and Sin Disposal Service that is currently offered only to Whole Team Members as a Whole Reward for their Whole Labor. Scapegoating is the practice of singling out an employee or the member of a group for unmerited negative treatment or blame. I fully condemn the unjust and unfair practice that is popularly known as “Scapegoating.” In Hebrew tradition, ‘ScapeGoat’ is a specially chosen he-goat over the head of which the ‘High-Priest’ of the ancient Jews confessed the sins of the people on ‘The Day of Atonement'(YOM KIPPUR), after which the goat was allowed to escape into the wilderness. This practice of transferring the sins of a selected group of people such as the Israelites and placing the burden of sin on an entirely blameless creature was duly sanctioned by the LORD God. However, to make this practice a success, we must take care of the details; and in that context, I may quote a well-known statement, “THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS.” Firstly, we have to understand the Biblical traditions and the division of humanity into two separate kinds called SHEEP and GOATS.

SCAPEGOAT SERVICE - WHOLE TEAM - WHOLE REWARD: IN THE NEW TESTAMENT BOOK, THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO APOSTLE JOHN, CHAPTER 1, VERSES 29-42, JOHN THE BAPTIST DESCRIBED JESUS AS THE LAMB OF GOD. HE IS THE SAVIOR OF MAN FOR HE CAN REMOVE SINS OF MAN AND CARRY THAT BURDEN AND PAID THE PENALTY. LORD JESUS CHRIST IS NOT A SCAPEGOAT FOR HE IS A LAMB AND NOT A GOAT.
SCAPEGOAT SERVICE – WHOLE TEAM – WHOLE REWARD: IN THE NEW TESTAMENT BOOK, THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO APOSTLE JOHN, CHAPTER 1, VERSES 29 TO 42, JOHN THE BAPTIST DESCRIBED JESUS AS THE LAMB OF GOD. HE IS THE SAVIOR OF MAN FOR HE CAN REMOVE SINS OF MAN AND CARRY THAT BURDEN AND PAID THE PENALTY. LORD JESUS CHRIST IS NOT A SCAPEGOAT FOR HE IS A LAMB AND NOT A GOAT.
SCAPEGOAT SERVICE - WHOLE TEAM - WHOLE REWARD: IN BIBLICAL TRADTION BOTH SHEEP AND GOATS ARE USED IN PRIESTLY RITUALS OF HEBREW PEOPLE. BUT, IT MUST BE NOTED THAT THE PEOPLE MADE IMAGES OF HE-GOATS FOR THEIR IDOL WORSHIP AND THE IMAGES OR IDOLS OF SHEEP ARE NOT USED. LORD GOD CONDEMNED THE WORSHIP OF GOAT IDOLS AND CALLED THEM GOAT DEMONS OR DEVILS, THE FALLEN ANGELS.
SCAPEGOAT SERVICE – WHOLE TEAM – WHOLE REWARD: IN BIBLICAL TRADITION BOTH SHEEP AND GOATS ARE USED IN PRIESTLY RITUALS OF HEBREW PEOPLE. BUT, IT MUST BE NOTED THAT THE PEOPLE MADE IMAGES OF HE-GOATS FOR THEIR IDOL WORSHIP AND THE IMAGES OR IDOLS OF SHEEP ARE NOT USED. LORD GOD CONDEMNED THE WORSHIP OF GOAT IDOLS AND CALLED THEM GOAT DEMONS OR DEVILS, THE FALLEN ANGELS.

I read some articles posted by biblical scholars that compare Jesus Christ to the goats described in the Old Testament Book of LEVITICUS, Chapter 16, verses 7 to 26. Their interpretation is totally incorrect. The word ‘SHEEP’ when applied to man, it describes a person who is meek, submissive, and obedient. The word ‘GOAT’ when applied to man, it describes a person who could be wicked, rebellious, and lecherous. Sheep and Goats are animals that are often mentioned in the Holy Scriptures and Jesus Christ is best portrayed as “The Good Shepherd.” It will be equally important to note that the Hebrew people made images or idols of he-goats and even appointed priests to worship those idols. The Old Testament Book of 2 CHRONICLES, Chapter 11, Verse 15 mentions that King Rehoboam, son of King Solomon appointed priests for the goat and calf idols he made. Whereas there are no reported incidents that involve the worship of images or idols of sheep. Lord God condemned the practice of idol worship and he blamed the people of Israel and the animals that are used in the practice of idolatry. The worship of he-goat idols has thus constituted the worship of devil or devils. The “escaped goat” is a fallen angel and got transformed into a desert demon or devil and must be recognized as a female or a she-goat.

SCAPEGOAT SERVICE - WHOLE TEAM - WHOLE LABOR: THE NEW TESTAMENT BOOK, THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO APOSTLE MATTHEW, CHAPTER 25, VERSES 31 TO 46 DESCRIBES THE SEPARATION OF HUMAN BEINGS INTO SHEEP AND GOATS ON THE DAY OF JUDGMENT WHEN THE SON OF MAN RETURNS TO EARTH.
SCAPEGOAT SERVICE – WHOLE TEAM – WHOLE LABOR: THE NEW TESTAMENT BOOK, THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO APOSTLE MATTHEW, CHAPTER 25, VERSES 31 TO 46 DESCRIBES THE SEPARATION OF HUMAN BEINGS INTO SHEEP AND GOATS ON THE DAY OF JUDGMENT WHEN THE SON OF MAN RETURNS TO EARTH.

In The New Testament Book, The Gospel According to Apostle Matthew, Chapter 25, Verses 31 to 46, the separation of human beings into Sheep and Goats is fully described. “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, He will sit on His throne in heavenly glory. All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. The sheep will inherit the Kingdom prepared for them since the creation of the world. The righteous sheep  receive the blessings of eternal life. But, the goats are cursed into the eternal fire and they will go away to eternal punishment.” It makes abundantly clear the concept of Reward and Punishment and explains the meaning of sheep and goats as applied to mankind. The “ScapeGoat” used for Sin Removal, and Sin Disposal Service will not be harmed, or punished for carrying the burden of sins on its head. In my view, the “ScapeGoat” will be fully rewarded for doing its work in obedience to the LORD’S Commandment. However, it must be noted that the plural word “DEVILS” occurs four times in The Old Testament. Twice the term ‘devils’ represents “Sa irim” which means he-goats. In the Book of LEVITICUS, Chapter 17, Verse 7, LORD GOD Commands, “They must no longer offer any of their sacrifices to the ‘goat idols'( goat devils or demons) to whom they prostitute themselves.” Hebrew religious ceremonies and offerings at the Tabernacle included the sacrifice of both sheep and goats. The ‘ScapeGoat’ is spared its life for a specific reason and  it has a specific purpose and a mission to accomplish when set free in the wilderness. I carefully examined the issue and found that the ‘ScapeGoat’ is a ’emissary goat’ that is sent to the wilderness to specifically meet the ‘escaped goat’. The Hebrew word “AZAZEL” primarily refers to “escape.” The ‘escaped goat’ had not escaped from the Israeli camp. The ‘escaped goat’ had ‘escaped’ from God’s Kingdom in Heaven. For that reason, the ‘escaped goat’ is a ‘fallen angel’, a devil, or a demon. The gender of this ‘fallen angel’ must be interpreted as female for the ‘escaped goat’ is a she-goat or “ez + azal.”  A male or he-goat is purposefully chosen as the ‘Escape Goat’ for it has the natural ability to deliver the sin to the devil or demon which is thought to be a she-goat.

SCAPEGOAT SERVICE - WHOLE TEAM - WHOLE REWARD: TO GIVE WHOLE REWARD TO WHOLE TEAM MEMBERS FOR THEIR WHOLE LABOR, THE SCAPEGOAT WILL SAFELY AND SECURELY REMOVE ALL THEIR SINS AND DISPOSE THEM IN ACCORDANCE TO THE  DIVINE LAWS. AS THE SAYING GOES, "THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS."
SCAPEGOAT SERVICE – WHOLE TEAM – WHOLE REWARD: TO GIVE WHOLE REWARD TO WHOLE TEAM MEMBERS FOR THEIR WHOLE LABOR, THE SCAPEGOAT WILL SAFELY AND SECURELY REMOVE ALL THEIR SINS AND DISPOSE THEM IN ACCORDANCE TO THE DIVINE LAWS. AS THE SAYING GOES, “THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS.”

I am pleased to announce that I am chosen or selected as the ‘ScapeGoat’ to provide the Sin Removal , and Sin Disposal Service as a ‘Whole Reward’ to the ‘Whole Team’ Members for their ‘Whole Labor’. On a day of celebration known as “The Team Member Appreciation Day” the ‘ScapeGoat’ will receive the blame and sin on its head giving the Whole Team Members to fully enjoy the glory of the ‘Appreciation day’ for all their faults and shortcomings are entirely removed and would be discarded in the wilderness.

SCAPEGOAT SERVICE - WHOLE TEAM - WHOLE REWARD: BOTH HEBREW AND CHRISTIAN SCHOLARS FAIL TO INTERPRET THE WORD "AZAZEL." IF THE WORD DESCRIBES THE "DEVIL", THE SCHOLARS DO NOT KNOW THE GENDER OF THE DESERT DEMON OR DEVIL KNOWN AS AZAZEL.
SCAPEGOAT SERVICE – WHOLE TEAM – WHOLE REWARD: BOTH HEBREW AND CHRISTIAN SCHOLARS FAIL TO INTERPRET THE WORD “AZAZEL.” IF THE WORD DESCRIBES THE “DEVIL”, THE SCHOLARS DO NOT KNOW THE GENDER OF THE DESERT DEMON OR DEVIL KNOWN AS AZAZEL.

It is surprising to note that both Hebrew and Christian Scholars have failed to interpret the word “AZAZEL.” Is that a place? Is that a person? Is that an action called ‘Escape’? In my view, “AZAZEL” describes a “Fallen Angel”, an Angel that deliberately escaped from God’s Kingdom in Heaven. Having escaped, the Angel got transformed into a ‘Devil’ and  the ‘Devil’ can be easily recognized for the ‘Devil’ has horns, and a tail.

WHOLE TEAM - WHOLE LABOR - SCAPEGOAT TRADITION: ANY WHOLE TEAM MEMBER WHO OFFERS EVIDENCE TO SHOW THAT THIS KIND OF SIN REMOVAL AND SIN DISPOAL SCAPEGOAT SERVICE IS AVAILABLE FROM ANY OTHER AGENCY OR ENTITY CAN CLAIM THIS US $100 REWARD.
WHOLE TEAM – WHOLE LABOR – SCAPEGOAT TRADITION: ANY WHOLE TEAM MEMBER WHO OFFERS EVIDENCE TO SHOW THAT THIS KIND OF SIN REMOVAL AND SIN DISPOSAL SCAPEGOAT SERVICE IS AVAILABLE FROM ANY OTHER AGENCY OR ENTITY CAN CLAIM THIS US $100 REWARD.

WHOLE TEAM – WHOLE LABOR – WHOLE REWARD:

WHOLE TEAM - WHOLE LABOR - SCAPEGOAT TRADITION: TEAM MEMBERS WHO VISIT THIS BLOG POST AND LIKE THE POST AND LEAVE A COMMENT WILL GET A WHOLE BOX OF WHOLE CREME COOKIES AS A WHOLE PRIZE.
WHOLE TEAM – WHOLE LABOR – SCAPEGOAT TRADITION: TEAM MEMBERS WHO VISIT THIS BLOG POST AND LIKE THE POST AND LEAVE A COMMENT WILL GET A WHOLE BOX OF WHOLE CREME COOKIES AS A WHOLE PRIZE.

The ScapeGoat Sin Removal, and Sin Disposal Service is exclusively available to Whole Team Members as a Whole Reward for their Whole Labor. Please note that the Whole Prize of 365 Everyday Value Mismatched Sandwich Cremes is awarded as such and Milk is not included in this offer.

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WHOLE COOKIE – WHOLE CREME – WHOLE COMMUNION

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WHOLE COOKIE – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE COMMUNION:

WHOLE COOKIE - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE COMMUNION: I WILL ASK MY READERS TO PRAYERFULLY REFLECT UPON THE CONCEPT OF HOLY COMMUNION. THE SACRAMENT KNOWN AS EUCHARIST DOES NOT ESTABLISH THE TRADITION TO CELEBRATE THE DIVINE LAW OF LOVE.
WHOLE COOKIE – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE COMMUNION: I WILL ASK MY READERS TO PRAYERFULLY REFLECT UPON THE CONCEPT OF HOLY COMMUNION. THE SACRAMENT KNOWN AS EUCHARIST DOES NOT ESTABLISH THE TRADITION TO CELEBRATE THE DIVINE LAW OF LOVE.

I will ask my readers to prayerfully reflect upon the concept of Holy Communion, the Sacrament known as ‘Eucharist’ and it does not establish the tradition to celebrate the Divine Law of Love that replaced the ‘TORAH’. Judas Iscariot, the twelfth disciple of Jesus participated in Lord’s Supper and betrayed the Lord just after receiving the consecrated bread and wine directly shared by the Lord. If only Judas had loved the Lord, the betrayal would have been impossible. The Holy Communion is incomplete, is imperfect, and is not Wholesome until the Command to Love One Another is fulfilled. Hence, I want to make a fundamental distinction between Holy Communion and “Whole Communion” in which the ‘Whole Sacrament’ is received to reflect man’s participation and adherence to the Law of Love. I want to share the concept of “Whole Communion”, a “Whole Sacrament” in remembrance of Jesus Christ and His Ministry on Earth.

WHOLE COOKIE - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE COMMUNION: SACRAMENT IS AN OUTWARD SIGN OF SOMETHING SACRED. CATHOLICS RECOGNIZE SEVEN SCARAMENTS AND PROTESTANTS RECOGNIZE BAPTISM AND COMMUNION. NONE OF THEM RECOGNIZE THE COVENANT OF LOVE.
WHOLE COOKIE – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE COMMUNION: SACRAMENT IS AN OUTWARD SIGN OF SOMETHING SACRED. CATHOLICS RECOGNIZE SEVEN SACRAMENTS AND PROTESTANTS RECOGNIZE BAPTISM AND COMMUNION. NONE OF THEM RECOGNIZE THE COVENANT OF LOVE.

The term ‘Sacrament’ refers to an outward sign of something sacred. Roman Catholics, the Orthodox, and the Anglicans may believe in seven Sacraments; 1. Eucharist, 2. Baptism, 3. Confirmation, 4. Penance or Reconciliation, 5. Anointing of the Sick, 6. Marriage, and 7. Holy Orders. Protestants recognize two Sacraments, Baptism and Holy Communion. None of these sacred rituals and observances are directly related to the two Greatest Commandments proclaimed by Jesus Christ.

WHOLE COOKIE - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE COMMUNION: JESUS CHRIST CELEBRATED HIS LAST SUPPER THE NIGHT BEFORE HIS CRUCIFIXION. HE ESTABLISHED A NEW COVENANT SO THAT A NEW RELATIONSHIP COULD BE CREATED BETWEEN GOD, CHRIST, AND MAN.
WHOLE COOKIE – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE COMMUNION: JESUS CHRIST CELEBRATED HIS LAST SUPPER THE NIGHT BEFORE HIS CRUCIFIXION. HE ESTABLISHED A NEW COVENANT SO THAT A NEW RELATIONSHIP COULD BE CREATED BETWEEN GOD, CHRIST, AND MAN. JUDAS THE TWELFTH BETRAYED THE LORD FOR HE DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE NEW COVENANT OR COMMAND TO LOVE ONE ANOTHER.

Lord’s Supper was the Last Supper that Jesus had shared with His twelve disciples on the night before His Crucifixion. Christ offered Himself to God as a sacrifice for sin so that a new relationship could be created by God between Himself and the redeemed community of believers. Lord’s Supper is a proclamation of the Lord’s death sacramentally until He returns to Earth. It could be correct to claim that Lord’s Supper is the Memorial of a Sacrifice. When believers receive the consecrated bread and wine, their participation is not a repetition of the Sacrifice of Christ made at Calvary. The act of sharing bread and wine which are used as symbols of Body and Blood of Jesus, will not constitute a participation in the self-offering that Christ has made. Virtually all Christian Churches celebrate the practice of Holy Communion and the ‘Mass’ is held as a real though mystical reenactment of the Christ on the Cross and in expectation of the arrival of the Kingdom of God in its fullness. Churches believe that the recipient of the Sacrament is united mystically with Christ by simply receiving the consecrated bread and wine. Judas participated in the Holy Communion and received the Sacrament directly from the hands of Jesus but there was no mystical union between the recipient and the Christ. In my view, the bread and wine partaken in remembrance of Christ’s atoning death cannot be viewed as man’s participation in the Sacrifice and man has no ability to offer himself to atone his own sins. Between man and God, the relationship demands a new basis, a new Law, and a new Covenant.

WHOLE COOKIE - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE COMMUNION: THE CELEBRATION OF LORD'S SUPPER, EUCHARIST, MASS, AND HOLY COMMUNION DEMANDS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GOD, CHRIST, AND MAN, A RELATIONSHIP THAT USES LOVE AS THE BOND THAT UNITES ALL.
WHOLE COOKIE – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE COMMUNION: THE CELEBRATION OF LORD’S SUPPER, EUCHARIST, MASS, AND HOLY COMMUNION DEMANDS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GOD, CHRIST, AND MAN, A RELATIONSHIP THAT USES LOVE AS THE BOND THAT UNITES ALL. THE FULFILLMENT THAT JESUS DESIRES IS THAT OF THE FULFILLMENT IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD.

In the New Testament Book of LUKE, Chapter 22, verse 18, Jesus has explicitly stated: “For I tell you I will not drink again of the fruit of vine until the Kingdom of God comes.” In my view, there is no fulfillment of Communion without the fulfillment of the Law of Love that demands man to Love One Another.

WHOLE CHRIST – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE SACRIFICE:

WHOLE COOKIE - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE COMMUNION - WHOLE SACRIFICE: COMMUNION IS THE ACT OF SHARING ONE'S THOUGHTS AND EMOTIONS WITH ANOTHER OR OTHERS. MAN CANNOT PARTICIPATE IN THE ACT OF SELF-SACRIFICE TO ATONE HIMSELF. MAN HAS TO FIND FULFILLMENT IN CHRIST'S ACT OF WHOLE SACRIFICE FOR HE BORE THE SINS OF MANY AND MADE INTERCESSION FOR ALL TRANSGRESSORS.
WHOLE COOKIE – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE COMMUNION – WHOLE SACRIFICE: COMMUNION IS THE ACT OF SHARING ONE’S THOUGHTS AND EMOTIONS WITH ANOTHER OR OTHERS. MAN CANNOT PARTICIPATE IN THE ACT OF SELF-SACRIFICE TO ATONE HIMSELF. MAN HAS TO FIND FULFILLMENT IN CHRIST’S ACT OF WHOLE SACRIFICE FOR HE BORE THE SINS OF MANY AND MADE INTERCESSION FOR ALL TRANSGRESSORS.

The term ‘Communion’ means the act of sharing one’s thoughts and emotions with another or others. It describes an intimate relationship with deep understanding. In the context of the ‘Whole Sacrifice’, the Christ who bore the sin of many, and made intercession for all the transgressors, the term ‘Communion’ must be used in a celebration that is more significant than that of professing the same faith and practicing the same religious rites. The New Testament Book of LUKE, Chapter 22, verses 7 to 23 describe the Last Supper on the night before the Crucifixion; “And He said to them, ‘I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. For I tell you, I will not eat it again until it finds fulfillment in the Kingdom of God’.” The ‘Whole Sacrifice’ derives its meaning and purpose in Christ’s expectation of fulfillment in the Kingdom of God. The instructions for Lord’s Supper are shared in the New Testament Book of 1 CORINTHIANS, Chapter 11, verses 17 to 34; “For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes.” The New Testament Book of ROMANS, Chapter 12, verse 1 describes the concept of ‘Living Sacrifice’; “Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship.” In my view, this spiritual act of worship is about the two Greatest Commandments that Jesus proclaimed. The praise of God, and the worship of God demand the following of Command. The fulfillment of ‘Whole Sacrifice’ demands a Living Sacrifice, a new spiritual act of worship by following the Command to Love one another and seeking relationship with God through the Love of Christ.

WHOLE COOKIE – WHOLE CREME – WHOLE COMMUNION:

WHOLE COOKIE - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE COMMUNION: LOVE IS THE BOND THAT UNITES ALL VIRTUES. LOVE IS THE BASIS FOR THE BONDING BETWEEN MAN, CHRIST, AND GOD. LOVE DOES NO HARM TO ITS NEIGHBOR. THEREFORE LOVE IS THE FULFILLMENT OF THE LAW. THIS WHOLE COOKIE CALLED 365 EVERYDAY VALUE MISMATCHED SANDWICH CREMES WILL SYMBOLIZE WHOLE LOVE THAT BRINGS UNITY BETWEEN MEN, CHRIST, AND GOD.
WHOLE COOKIE – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE COMMUNION: LOVE IS THE BOND THAT UNITES ALL VIRTUES. LOVE IS THE BASIS FOR THE BONDING BETWEEN MAN, CHRIST, AND GOD. LOVE DOES NO HARM TO ITS NEIGHBOR. THEREFORE LOVE IS THE FULFILLMENT OF THE LAW. THIS WHOLE COOKIE CALLED 365 EVERYDAY VALUE MISMATCHED SANDWICH CREMES WILL SYMBOLIZE WHOLE LOVE THAT BRINGS UNITY BETWEEN MEN, CHRIST, AND GOD.

The New Testament Book of ROMANS, Chapter 13, verse 8 reminds, “Let no debt remain outstanding except the continuing debt to love one another, for he who loves his fellow-man has fulfilled the Law.” Similarly, ROMANS asks us to seek the fulfillment of the Law which has specifically taken the place of the ‘TORAH’. “Love does no harm to its neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the Law.”(Romans:13:10) For the mystical union between man and God, the requirement is that of the fulfillment of the Law. I discovered the meaning of Love, the fulfillment of the Law when I had purchased the 365 Everyday Value Mismatched Cremes at Whole Foods, Ann Arbor on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The Creme symbolizes God’s essential Nature called Love, the Love that brings Unity by developing bonding relationships. If I am the Creme, I will inherit the Nature of Love. If I am the Creme, there is Unity between me and God through Christ and this bonding is symbolized by the Vanilla Cookie. The Command to Love one another is symbolized by the Chocolate Cookie to which I am attached because of the Nature of Love. In remembrance of Christ’s Whole Sacrifice, I shall profess ‘Whole Love’ by celebrating the Sacrament of ‘Whole Communion’ while I eat and share these ‘Whole Cookies’.

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 CELEBRATION OF LOVE AS A HOLIDAY TRADITION

WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY

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WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY:

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: IN JEWISH TRADITION, THE DAY OF PROCLAMATION OF THE TORAH TO THE JEWS AT MOUNT SINAI IN EGYPT IS CELEBRATED AS SHAVUOT, THE HARVEST HOLIDAY, THE FEAST OF WEEKS, AND THE HOLIDAY OF THE FIRST FRUITS. AMONG CHRISTIANS OF NUMEROUS DENOMINATIONS THERE IS NO COMPARABLE HOLIDAY TRADITION TO CELEBRATE THE PROCLAMATION OF THE TWO GREAT ;LOVE' COMMANDMENTS OF JESUS CHRIST.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: IN JEWISH TRADITION, THE DAY OF PROCLAMATION OF THE TORAH TO THE JEWS AT MOUNT SINAI IN EGYPT IS CELEBRATED AS SHAVUOT, THE HARVEST HOLIDAY, THE FEAST OF WEEKS, AND THE HOLIDAY OF THE FIRST FRUITS. AMONG CHRISTIANS OF NUMEROUS DENOMINATIONS THERE IS NO COMPARABLE HOLIDAY TRADITION TO CELEBRATE THE PROCLAMATION OF THE TWO GREAT ;LOVE’ COMMANDMENTS OF JESUS CHRIST.

The word ‘LOVE’ does not appear in the TORAH(LAW) given to the Jews at Mount Sinai. I conducted a study of the Holiday Traditions of the US and I am totally surprised to note that there is no traditional celebration of the Proclamation of the two Great “LOVE” Commandments of Jesus Christ. Jewish Holiday Shavuot celebrates the giving of the Torah(The Law or Instruction) to the Jews. The climax of the Torah is the Decalogue, the Code of the Ten Words received by Moses on Mount Sinai. Indeed, Mount Sinai was the scene of an epochal event in the entire human history. While Jesus Christ has retained the essence of The Code of the Ten Words, He has changed the Operating Principle of the Torah, or The Law. Jesus has instructed His believers that the Law would be operated not by the use of force or authority but by simply embracing the equally powerful influence called LOVE. 

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THIS IS AN OPEN APPEAL TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE US CONGRESS TO PASS A DECREE OR LAW TO BEGIN A NEW TRADITION IN THE NATIONAL LIFE THAT CELEBRATES THE CENTRAL ROLE OF LOVE IN WHOLESOME HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THIS IS AN OPEN APPEAL TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE US CONGRESS TO PASS A DECREE OR LAW TO BEGIN A NEW TRADITION IN THE NATIONAL LIFE THAT CELEBRATES THE CENTRAL ROLE OF LOVE IN DEVELOPING WHOLESOME HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS.

I am posting this article to make an open appeal to all the members of the US Congress to pass a decree or law to commence a new tradition in the national life that celebrates the central role of love in developing wholesome human relationships. I am using the term ‘Whole Body’ to describe the perfect unity of body, mind, heart, soul, and God that establishes man as a Whole Being. Love is central to man’s relationship to God and man’s relations with other persons. The term love includes the feelings or the emotion of love expressed by a person( “The Subject”) and it involves a personal experience evoked when another person(“The Object”) reflects the feelings of love. Love has to be known as “The Medium” that generates the attachment or devotion to another person; and this attachment implies connection by ties of affection, sexual attraction, devotion, friendship, goodwill, compassion, respect, trust, and commitment. This kind of care and concern for a person, or persons in a relationship could be called ‘Whole Love’ if whatever is done for Love occurs beyond good and evil.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: GERMAN PHILOSOPHER FRIEDRICH WILHELM NIETZSCHE(1844-1900) HAD STATED: "WHAT IS DONE OUT OF LOVE ALWAYS TAKES PLACE BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL." GOD'S LOVE FOR MAN IS UNCONDITIONED.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: GERMAN PHILOSOPHER FRIEDRICH WILHELM NIETZSCHE(1844-1900) HAD STATED: “WHAT IS DONE OUT OF LOVE ALWAYS TAKES PLACE BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL.” GOD’S LOVE FOR MAN IS UNCONDITIONED AND GOD LOVES MAN WITHOUT DEMANDING THAT MAN MUST ACKNOWLEDGE GOD’S LOVE..

The concept of Holiday begins with the story of creation as revealed in the Book of Genesis and it involves the observance of a ‘Holy Day’. “And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it He rested from all the work of creating that He had done(Genesis, Chapter 2, verse#3).”

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE OLD TESTAMENT BOOK OF EXODUS, CHAPTER 20, VERSE#8 IS THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT THAT ASKS, "REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY BY KEEPING IT HOLY."
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE OLD TESTAMENT BOOK OF EXODUS, CHAPTER 20, VERSE#8 IS THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT THAT ASKS, “REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY BY KEEPING IT HOLY.”

Holiday is a day of freedom from labor sanctioned by God, and it is set aside for leisure and recreation to renew man’s relationship with his Creator. In Civil Society, certain days are set aside by Law or Custom and Traditions for the suspension of official business activities and very often in commemoration of some important events in national life. I am using the term ‘Whole Holiday’ to recognize a specific day that is set aside by Human Law in recognition of the Divine Law that is conducive to the development of harmonious, or wholesome interpersonal relationships that are essential to promote the health, and well-being of all people. In the US, there are several holidays that are legal and none of them directly address the central issue of developing Love relationships.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR IS RECOGNIZED FOR HIS ROLE AS A CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER AND FOR PROMOTING INTERRACIAL RELATIONS BASED UPON EQUALITY, RESPECT, DIGNITY, AND TOLERANCE.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR IS RECOGNIZED FOR HIS ROLE AS A CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER AND FOR PROMOTING INTERRACIAL RELATIONS BASED UPON EQUALITY, RESPECT, DIGNITY, AND TOLERANCE.

Martin Luther King Day is a holiday observed on the third Monday in January to commemorate the birthday(January 15) of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr(1929-1968) for his role in improving interracial relationships.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: PRESIDENTS' DAY IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATED ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN FEBRUARY TO PAY TRIBUTE TO THE MONUMENTAL SERVICES RENDERED BY THE US PRESIDENTS TO SECURE INDEPENDENCE AND TO KEEP THE UNION STRONG.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: PRESIDENTS’ DAY IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATED ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN FEBRUARY TO PAY TRIBUTE TO THE MONUMENTAL SERVICES RENDERED BY THE US PRESIDENTS TO SECURE INDEPENDENCE AND TO KEEP THE UNION STRONG.

Presidents’ Day is a legal holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February, specially commemorating the birthday of President George Washington(February.22), 1732-1799, First President of the US(1789-1797) and President Abraham Lincoln(February.12),1809-1865, 16th President of the US(1861-1865).

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE LAST MONDAY IN MAY IS OBSERVED AS MEMORIAL DAY IN MEMORY OF THE DEAD SERVICEMEN OF ALL WARS.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE LAST MONDAY IN MAY IS OBSERVED AS MEMORIAL DAY IN MEMORY OF THE DEAD SERVICEMEN OF ALL WARS.

The tradition of Memorial Day holiday was instituted in 1868 as ‘Decoration Day’ to honor the Civil War dead. The last Monday in May is observed as a legal holiday in memory of the dead servicemen of all wars for they gave their precious lives to let the countrymen enjoy all their freedoms.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: FOURTH OF JULY OR INDEPENDENCE DAY IS A PATRIOTIC, LEGAL HOLIDAY TO CELEBRATE THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IN 1776.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: FOURTH OF JULY OR INDEPENDENCE DAY IS A PATRIOTIC, LEGAL HOLIDAY TO CELEBRATE THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IN 1776.

Fourth of July or Independence Day is a legal holiday to celebrate the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE FIRST MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY IN HONOR OF THE LABORER, THE HARD-WORKING HOURLY WAGE EARNERS AND OTHER WORKERS.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE FIRST MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY IN HONOR OF THE LABORER, THE HARD-WORKING HOURLY WAGE EARNERS AND OTHER WORKERS.

The first Monday in September is observed as Labor Day, a legal holiday to pay tribute to the American Workforce which includes millions of hard-working hourly wage earners who are often called laborers.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: COLUMBUS DAY IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY COMMEMORATING THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA ON OCTOBER 12, 1492.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: COLUMBUS DAY IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY COMMEMORATING THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA ON OCTOBER 12, 1492.

Columbus Day is a legal holiday in the US commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus on October 12, 1492. The holiday is observed on the second Monday in October.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: VETERANS DAY HONORING ALL VETERANS OF THE ARMED FORCES IS A TRADITION BASED ON THE ARMISTICE DAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1918 OF WORLD WAR I.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: VETERANS DAY HONORING ALL VETERANS OF THE ARMED FORCES IS A TRADITION BASED ON THE ARMISTICE DAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1918 OF WORLD WAR I.

Veterans Day is a legal holiday honoring all veterans of the armed forces. It is observed on Armistice Day – November 11, the anniversary of the armistice of World War I in 1918.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THANKSGIVING DAY IS AN ANNUAL US HOLIDAY OBSERVED ON THE FOURTH THURSDAY OF NOVEMBER AS A DAY OF GIVING THANKS AND FEASTING.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THANKSGIVING DAY IS AN ANNUAL US HOLIDAY OBSERVED ON THE FOURTH THURSDAY OF NOVEMBER AS A DAY OF GIVING THANKS AND FEASTING.

Thanksgiving Day is among the major US holiday traditions to commemorate the Pilgrims’ celebration of the good harvest of 1621 at Plymouth Colony. The US Congress decreed in 1941 to observe this holiday of thanksgiving and feasting on the fourth Thursday of November.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: IN THE MIDDLE AGES, SAINT VALENTINE(DIED. A.D> 270)BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH THE UNION OF LOVERS UNDER CONDITIONS OF DURESS. A SWEETHEART IS CHOSEN OR GREETED ON FEBRUARY 14, VALENTINE'S DAY.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: IN THE MIDDLE AGES, SAINT VALENTINE(DIED. A.D> 270)BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH THE UNION OF LOVERS UNDER CONDITIONS OF DURESS. A SWEETHEART IS CHOSEN OR GREETED ON FEBRUARY 14, VALENTINE’S DAY.

Saint Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14 and it has become a popular tradition to choose or to greet a sweetheart. But this concept of romantic interest in a person is more related to a sexual attraction and other attributes of ‘Whole Love’ such as trust, respect, and commitment may not be always present. Secondly, the tradition of Valentine’s Day is not related to the concept of God is Love and God Loves man.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: CHRISTMAS DAY, A HOLIDAY ON DECEMBER 25, CELEBRATES THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST. THE FOCUS UPON GOD'S UNCONDITIONED LOVE IS NOT ALWAYS EXPRESSED IN THIS TRADITIONAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: CHRISTMAS DAY, A HOLIDAY ON DECEMBER 25, CELEBRATES THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST. THE FOCUS UPON GOD’S UNCONDITIONED LOVE IS NOT ALWAYS EXPRESSED IN THIS TRADITIONAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION.

Christmas Day Holiday celebration should reflect the very essence of Christianity.  The Gospel according to Apostle John, Chapter 3, verse# 16 declares: “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” The Christmas tradition is about the Joy that is associated with the birth of baby Jesus and the exchange of gifts to express the sense of happiness. Christmas holiday is not in remembrance of God’s Law. Jesus Christ has established ‘LOVE’ as the God’s Greatest Commandment. The Gospel according to Apostle Matthew(Chapter 22, verses#37-40), and The Gospel according to Apostle Mark(Chapter 12, verses# 28-31) describe the Commandments of Love: “Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. This is the first great commandment. The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these. All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two Commandments.” The Gospel according to Apostle John, Chapter 13, verse# 34 describes the need for neighborly relations among people based upon Love: “A new command I give you: Love one another, as I have loved you, so you must love one another.”

WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE TRADITION – WHOLE LAW – WHOLE HOLIDAY:

In the United States, we have no Law, or a cultural tradition to commemorate the event in which Jesus Christ has issued the two great commandments asking people to observe the Law of ‘Whole Love’ which demands, 1. The Love of God with Whole Body, Heart, Mind, and Soul, and 2. The Love of Neighbor as a requirement of God’s Law for man. After my ‘Whole Discovery’, the discovery of the experience of ‘Whole Love’ at Whole Foods Market, Ann Arbor, Michigan on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, I have decided to promote the establishment of a ‘Whole Tradition’ to follow the Spirit of the ‘Whole Law’ to truly observe the Commandment of ‘Whole Love’. To commemorate my ‘Whole Discovery’, I am writing this appeal to ask all the members of the US Congress to approve a new Law to observe the last Wednesday of July as the ‘Whole Love Holiday’. The choice of Wednesday is very appropriate as most other legal holidays are observed on Mondays as a matter of convenience and not for the purposes of obedience to a Divine Law which should be the source and inspiration for the Human Law. The concept of ‘Whole Love’ represents the ‘Whole Law’ that is explicitly pronounced by Jesus Christ as the only Commandment that man must follow and observe in his lifetime. To acknowledge the ‘Whole Law’, to celebrate its pronouncement, we need a new ‘Whole Tradition’ which is reflected by instituting a new ‘Whole Holiday’.

WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY – CHRISTMAS IN JULY:

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: I AM ASKING ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE US CONGRESS TO INSTITUTE A NEW LAW IN RECOGNITION OF THE WHOLE LAW OF WHOLE LOVE. THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY SHOULD BE A LEGAL HOLIDAY TO CELEBRATE THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS IN JULY.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: I AM ASKING ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE US CONGRESS TO INSTITUTE A NEW LAW IN RECOGNITION OF THE WHOLE LAW OF WHOLE LOVE. THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY SHOULD BE A LEGAL HOLIDAY TO CELEBRATE THE TRUE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS IN JULY.

I would describe this July ‘Whole Love Holiday’ as ‘BETTER THAN VALENTINE’S DAY’.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE NEW 'WHOLE TRADITION' TO COMMEMORATE THE PRONOUNCEMENT OF THE 'WHOLE LAW' WILL INSTITUTE A NEW, 'WHOLE HOLIDAY' ON THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY. THIS 'WHOLE HOLIDAY' WILL BE CALLED 'BETTER THAN VALENTINE'S DAY. THE ROSES ARE FOR GOD AND THE CHOCOLATES ARE FOR THE NEIGHBOR.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE NEW ‘WHOLE TRADITION’ TO COMMEMORATE THE PRONOUNCEMENT OF THE ‘WHOLE LAW’ WILL INSTITUTE A NEW, ‘WHOLE HOLIDAY’ ON THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY. THIS ‘WHOLE HOLIDAY’ WILL BE CALLED ‘BETTER THAN VALENTINE’S DAY. THE ROSES ARE FOR GOD AND THE CHOCOLATES ARE FOR THE NEIGHBOR.
WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE WHOLE DISCOVERY OF LOVE AT WHOLE FOODS WILL ESTABLISH A WHOLE TRADITION TO COMMEMORATE THE PRONOUNCEMENT OF WHOLE LAW OF LOVING RELATIONSHIPS AMONG ALL PEOPLE OF THE WHOLE WORLD.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE WHOLE DISCOVERY OF LOVE AT WHOLE FOODS WILL ESTABLISH A WHOLE TRADITION TO COMMEMORATE THE PRONOUNCEMENT OF WHOLE LAW OF LOVING RELATIONSHIPS AMONG ALL PEOPLE OF THE WHOLE WORLD.
WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE AMAZING 'WHOLE COOKIE' SOLD AT WHOLE FOODS. THE 365 EVERYDAY VALUE MISMATCHED SANDWICH CREMES WILL BE CALLED WHOLE COOKIES IF THE US CONGRESS APPROVES A NEW LAW TO CELEBRATE WHOLE LOVE ON THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE AMAZING ‘WHOLE COOKIE’ SOLD AT WHOLE FOODS. THE 365 EVERYDAY VALUE MISMATCHED SANDWICH CREMES WILL BE CALLED WHOLE COOKIES IF THE US CONGRESS APPROVES A NEW LAW TO CELEBRATE WHOLE LOVE ON THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY.

The term ‘Cookie’ is used to describe a small sweet cake usually flat and often crisp. The word ‘Cookie’ may also be used to describe an attractive, young woman. As Sigmund Freud had explained, all kinds of love have an element of sexual attraction and it is inherently natural as such attraction is the fundamental nature of all living things that are governed by the Natural Law of Generation and Propagation. So, I love my ‘Cookies’ even if it may imply the Love of more than one person. The ‘Whole Law’ mandates the Love of more than one person. If the US Congress approves new legislation to institute a Holiday on the last Wednesday of July to celebrate Love, I would expect that Whole Foods would rename its 365 Everyday Value Mismatched Sandwich Cremes as “WHOLE COOKIES.” The Vanilla Cookie symbolizes God’s Love for man and the Chocolate Cookie symbolizes man’s love of his neighbor. 

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WHOLE COOKIE – WHOLE CREME – WHOLE CELEBRATION: THE CELEBRATION OF LOVE DEMANDS A NEW HOLIDAY TRADITION.

I will be shouting “SHAVUOT”, “SHAVUOT”, and “SHAVUOT” until we start a new Holiday Tradition to celebrate the proclamation of the two Great Commandments that replaced the ‘Torah’ to all people who are waiting for fulfillment in the Kingdom of God. The idea is that of promoting the recognition of LOVE as a Natural Law that brings Unity and synchronizes all other faiths and beliefs by a single Universal Principle.

CELEBRATION OF LOVE AS A HOLIDAY TRADITION: IN JEWISH TRADITION, THE DAY OF PROCLAMATION OF TORAH TO THE JEWS AT MOUNT SINAI IN EGYPT IS CELEBRATED AS SHAVUOT, THE HARVEST HOLIDAY, THE FEAST OF WEEKS, THE HOLIDAY OF THE FIRST FRUITS. AMONG CHRISTIANS THERE IS NO COMPARABLE HOLIDAY TRADITION TO CELEBRATE THE PROCLAMATION OF THE TWO GREAT COMMANDMENTS BY JESUS CHRIST.
CELEBRATION OF LOVE AS A HOLIDAY TRADITION: IN JEWISH TRADITION, THE DAY OF PROCLAMATION OF THE TORAH TO THE JEWS AT MOUNT SINAI IN EGYPT IS CELEBRATED AS SHAVUOT, THE HARVEST HOLIDAY, THE FEAST OF WEEKS, THE HOLIDAY OF THE FIRST FRUITS. AMONG CHRISTIANS OF NUMEROUS DENOMINATIONS THERE IS NO COMPARABLE HOLIDAY TRADITION TO CELEBRATE THE PROCLAMATION OF THE TWO GREAT ‘LOVE’ COMMANDMENTS OF JESUS CHRIST WHICH IS THE BASIS FOR CHRISTIAN FAITH BOTH IN TERMS OF RELATIONS WITH GOD AND OTHER MEN.

The word “LOVE” does not appear in the TORAH( Law) given to the Jews at Mount Sinai. I conducted a study of the holiday traditions of the US and I am totally surprised to note that there is no traditional celebration of the Proclamation of the two Great Love Commandments of Jesus Christ. Jewish Holiday “SHAVUOT” celebrates the giving of the ‘TORAH'(the LAW or Instruction) to the Jews. God gave the Ten Commandments ( The Decalogue, The Code of The Ten Words)on the sixth night of the Hebrew month of ‘Sivan’. Shavuot always falls 50 days(PENTECOST) after the second night of Passover. The 49 days between Passover and Shavuot are known as ‘Omer’. While Jesus Christ has retained the essence of The Code of The Ten Words; but, He has changed the Operating Principle of the TORAH or The Law. Jesus has instructed that the Law would be followed by His believers not through the use of force or authority but by simply embracing the equally powerful influence called “LOVE.”

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THIS IS AN OPEN APPEAL TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE US CONGRESS TO PASS A DECREE OR LAW TO BEGIN A NEW TRADITION IN THE NATIONAL LIFE THAT CELEBRATES THE CENTRAL ROLE OF LOVE IN WHOLESOME HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THIS IS AN OPEN APPEAL TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE US CONGRESS TO PASS A DECREE OR LAW TO BEGIN A NEW TRADITION IN THE NATIONAL LIFE THAT CELEBRATES THE CENTRAL ROLE OF LOVE IN DEVELOPING WHOLESOME HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS.

I am posting this article to make an open appeal to all the members of the US Congress to pass a decree or law to commence a new tradition in the national life that celebrates the central role of love in developing wholesome human relationships. I am using the term ‘Whole Body’ to describe the perfect unity of body, mind, heart, soul, and God that establishes man as a Whole Being. Love is central to man’s relationship to God and man’s relations with other persons. The term love includes the feelings or the emotion of love expressed by a person( “The Subject”) and it involves a personal experience evoked when another person(“The Object”) reflects the feelings of love. Love has to be known as “The Medium” that generates the attachment or devotion to another person; and this attachment implies connection by ties of affection, sexual attraction, devotion, friendship, goodwill, compassion, respect, trust, and commitment. This kind of care and concern for a person, or persons in a relationship could be called ‘Whole Love’ if whatever is done for Love occurs beyond good and evil.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: GERMAN PHILOSOPHER FRIEDRICH WILHELM NIETZSCHE(1844-1900) HAD STATED: "WHAT IS DONE OUT OF LOVE ALWAYS TAKES PLACE BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL." GOD'S LOVE FOR MAN IS UNCONDITIONED.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: GERMAN PHILOSOPHER FRIEDRICH WILHELM NIETZSCHE(1844-1900) HAD STATED: “WHAT IS DONE OUT OF LOVE ALWAYS TAKES PLACE BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL.” GOD’S LOVE FOR MAN IS UNCONDITIONED AND GOD LOVES MAN WITHOUT DEMANDING THAT MAN MUST ACKNOWLEDGE GOD’S LOVE..

The concept of Holiday begins with the story of creation as revealed in the Book of Genesis and it involves the observance of a ‘Holy Day’. “And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it He rested from all the work of creating that He had done(Genesis, Chapter 2, verse#3).”

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE OLD TESTAMENT BOOK OF EXODUS, CHAPTER 20, VERSE#8 IS THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT THAT ASKS, "REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY BY KEEPING IT HOLY."
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE OLD TESTAMENT BOOK OF EXODUS, CHAPTER 20, VERSE#8 IS THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT THAT ASKS, “REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY BY KEEPING IT HOLY.”

Holiday is a day of freedom from labor sanctioned by God, and it is set aside for leisure and recreation to renew man’s relationship with his Creator. In Civil Society, certain days are set aside by Law or Custom and Traditions for the suspension of official business activities and very often in commemoration of some important events in national life. I am using the term ‘Whole Holiday’ to recognize a specific day that is set aside by Human Law in recognition of the Divine Law that is conducive to the development of harmonious, or wholesome interpersonal relationships that are essential to promote the health, and well-being of all people. In the US, there are several holidays that are legal and none of them directly address the central issue of developing Love relationships.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR IS RECOGNIZED FOR HIS ROLE AS A CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER AND FOR PROMOTING INTERRACIAL RELATIONS BASED UPON EQUALITY, RESPECT, DIGNITY, AND TOLERANCE.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR IS RECOGNIZED FOR HIS ROLE AS A CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER AND FOR PROMOTING INTERRACIAL RELATIONS BASED UPON EQUALITY, RESPECT, DIGNITY, AND TOLERANCE.

Martin Luther King Day is a holiday observed on the third Monday in January to commemorate the birthday(January 15) of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr(1929-1968) for his role in improving interracial relationships.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: PRESIDENTS' DAY IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATED ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN FEBRUARY TO PAY TRIBUTE TO THE MONUMENTAL SERVICES RENDERED BY THE US PRESIDENTS TO SECURE INDEPENDENCE AND TO KEEP THE UNION STRONG.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: PRESIDENTS’ DAY IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATED ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN FEBRUARY TO PAY TRIBUTE TO THE MONUMENTAL SERVICES RENDERED BY THE US PRESIDENTS TO SECURE INDEPENDENCE AND TO KEEP THE UNION STRONG.

Presidents’ Day is a legal holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February, specially commemorating the birthday of President George Washington(February.22), 1732-1799, First President of the US(1789-1797) and President Abraham Lincoln(February.12),1809-1865, 16th President of the US(1861-1865).

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE LAST MONDAY IN MAY IS OBSERVED AS MEMORIAL DAY IN MEMORY OF THE DEAD SERVICEMEN OF ALL WARS.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE LAST MONDAY IN MAY IS OBSERVED AS MEMORIAL DAY IN MEMORY OF THE DEAD SERVICEMEN OF ALL WARS.

The tradition of Memorial Day holiday was instituted in 1868 as ‘Decoration Day’ to honor the Civil War dead. The last Monday in May is observed as a legal holiday in memory of the dead servicemen of all wars for they gave their precious lives to let the countrymen enjoy all their freedoms.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: FOURTH OF JULY OR INDEPENDENCE DAY IS A PATRIOTIC, LEGAL HOLIDAY TO CELEBRATE THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IN 1776.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: FOURTH OF JULY OR INDEPENDENCE DAY IS A PATRIOTIC, LEGAL HOLIDAY TO CELEBRATE THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IN 1776.

Fourth of July or Independence Day is a legal holiday to celebrate the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE FIRST MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY IN HONOR OF THE LABORER, THE HARD-WORKING HOURLY WAGE EARNERS AND OTHER WORKERS.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE FIRST MONDAY IN SEPTEMBER IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY IN HONOR OF THE LABORER, THE HARD-WORKING HOURLY WAGE EARNERS AND OTHER WORKERS.

The first Monday in September is observed as Labor Day, a legal holiday to pay tribute to the American Workforce which includes millions of hard-working hourly wage earners who are often called laborers.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: COLUMBUS DAY IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY COMMEMORATING THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA ON OCTOBER 12, 1492.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: COLUMBUS DAY IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY COMMEMORATING THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA ON OCTOBER 12, 1492.

Columbus Day is a legal holiday in the US commemorating the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus on October 12, 1492. The holiday is observed on the second Monday in October.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: VETERANS DAY HONORING ALL VETERANS OF THE ARMED FORCES IS A TRADITION BASED ON THE ARMISTICE DAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1918 OF WORLD WAR I.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: VETERANS DAY HONORING ALL VETERANS OF THE ARMED FORCES IS A TRADITION BASED ON THE ARMISTICE DAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1918 OF WORLD WAR I.

Veterans Day is a legal holiday honoring all veterans of the armed forces. It is observed on Armistice Day – November 11, the anniversary of the armistice of World War I in 1918.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THANKSGIVING DAY IS AN ANNUAL US HOLIDAY OBSERVED ON THE FOURTH THURSDAY OF NOVEMBER AS A DAY OF GIVING THANKS AND FEASTING.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THANKSGIVING DAY IS AN ANNUAL US HOLIDAY OBSERVED ON THE FOURTH THURSDAY OF NOVEMBER AS A DAY OF GIVING THANKS AND FEASTING.

Thanksgiving Day is among the major US holiday traditions to commemorate the Pilgrims’ celebration of the good harvest of 1621 at Plymouth Colony. The US Congress decreed in 1941 to observe this holiday of thanksgiving and feasting on the fourth Thursday of November.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: IN THE MIDDLE AGES, SAINT VALENTINE(DIED. A.D> 270)BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH THE UNION OF LOVERS UNDER CONDITIONS OF DURESS. A SWEETHEART IS CHOSEN OR GREETED ON FEBRUARY 14, VALENTINE'S DAY.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: IN THE MIDDLE AGES, SAINT VALENTINE(DIED. A.D> 270)BECAME ASSOCIATED WITH THE UNION OF LOVERS UNDER CONDITIONS OF DURESS. A SWEETHEART IS CHOSEN OR GREETED ON FEBRUARY 14, VALENTINE’S DAY.

Saint Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14 and it has become a popular tradition to choose or to greet a sweetheart. But this concept of romantic interest in a person is more related to a sexual attraction and other attributes of ‘Whole Love’ such as trust, respect, and commitment may not be always present. Secondly, the tradition of Valentine’s Day is not related to the concept of God is Love and God Loves man.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: CHRISTMAS DAY, A HOLIDAY ON DECEMBER 25, CELEBRATES THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST. THE FOCUS UPON GOD'S UNCONDITIONED LOVE IS NOT ALWAYS EXPRESSED IN THIS TRADITIONAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: CHRISTMAS DAY, A HOLIDAY ON DECEMBER 25, CELEBRATES THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST. THE FOCUS UPON GOD’S UNCONDITIONED LOVE IS NOT ALWAYS EXPRESSED IN THIS TRADITIONAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION.

Christmas Day Holiday celebration should reflect the very essence of Christianity.  The Gospel according to Apostle John, Chapter 3, verse# 16 declares: “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” The Christmas tradition is about the Joy that is associated with the birth of baby Jesus and the exchange of gifts to express the sense of happiness. Christmas holiday is not in remembrance of God’s Law. Jesus Christ has established ‘LOVE’ as the God’s Greatest Commandment. The Gospel according to Apostle Matthew(Chapter 22, verses#37-40), and The Gospel according to Apostle Mark(Chapter 12, verses# 28-31) describe the Commandments of Love: “Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. This is the first great commandment. The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these. All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two Commandments.” The Gospel according to Apostle John, Chapter 13, verse# 34 describes the need for neighborly relations among people based upon Love: “A new command I give you: Love one another, as I have loved you, so you must love one another.”

WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE TRADITION – WHOLE LAW – WHOLE HOLIDAY:

In the United States, we have no Law, or a cultural tradition to commemorate the event in which Jesus Christ has issued the two great commandments asking people to observe the Law of ‘Whole Love’ which demands, 1. The Love of God with Whole Body, Heart, Mind, and Soul, and 2. The Love of Neighbor as a requirement of God’s Law for man. After my ‘Whole Discovery’, the discovery of the experience of ‘Whole Love’ at Whole Foods Market, Ann Arbor, Michigan on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, I have decided to promote the establishment of a ‘Whole Tradition’ to follow the Spirit of the ‘Whole Law’ to truly observe the Commandment of ‘Whole Love’. To commemorate my ‘Whole Discovery’, I am writing this appeal to ask all the members of the US Congress to approve a new Law to observe the last Wednesday of July as the ‘Whole Love Holiday’. The choice of Wednesday is very appropriate as most other legal holidays are observed on Mondays as a matter of convenience and not for the purposes of obedience to a Divine Law which should be the source and inspiration for the Human Law. The concept of ‘Whole Love’ represents the ‘Whole Law’ that is explicitly pronounced by Jesus Christ as the only Commandment that man must follow and observe in his lifetime. To acknowledge the ‘Whole Law’, to celebrate its pronouncement, we need a new ‘Whole Tradition’ which is reflected by instituting a new ‘Whole Holiday’.

WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY – CHRISTMAS IN JULY:

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: I AM ASKING ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE US CONGRESS TO INSTITUTE A NEW LAW IN RECOGNITION OF THE WHOLE LAW OF WHOLE LOVE. THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY SHOULD BE A LEGAL HOLIDAY TO CELEBRATE THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS IN JULY.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: I AM ASKING ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE US CONGRESS TO INSTITUTE A NEW LAW IN RECOGNITION OF THE WHOLE LAW OF WHOLE LOVE. THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY SHOULD BE A LEGAL HOLIDAY TO CELEBRATE THE TRUE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS IN JULY.

I would describe this July ‘Whole Love Holiday’ as ‘BETTER THAN VALENTINE’S DAY’.

WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE NEW 'WHOLE TRADITION' TO COMMEMORATE THE PRONOUNCEMENT OF THE 'WHOLE LAW' WILL INSTITUTE A NEW, 'WHOLE HOLIDAY' ON THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY. THIS 'WHOLE HOLIDAY' WILL BE CALLED 'BETTER THAN VALENTINE'S DAY. THE ROSES ARE FOR GOD AND THE CHOCOLATES ARE FOR THE NEIGHBOR.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE NEW ‘WHOLE TRADITION’ TO COMMEMORATE THE PRONOUNCEMENT OF THE ‘WHOLE LAW’ WILL INSTITUTE A NEW, ‘WHOLE HOLIDAY’ ON THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY. THIS ‘WHOLE HOLIDAY’ WILL BE CALLED ‘BETTER THAN VALENTINE’S DAY. THE ROSES ARE FOR GOD AND THE CHOCOLATES ARE FOR THE NEIGHBOR.
WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE WHOLE DISCOVERY OF LOVE AT WHOLE FOODS WILL ESTABLISH A WHOLE TRADITION TO COMMEMORATE THE PRONOUNCEMENT OF WHOLE LAW OF LOVING RELATIONSHIPS AMONG ALL PEOPLE OF THE WHOLE WORLD.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE WHOLE DISCOVERY OF LOVE AT WHOLE FOODS WILL ESTABLISH A WHOLE TRADITION TO COMMEMORATE THE PRONOUNCEMENT OF WHOLE LAW OF LOVING RELATIONSHIPS AMONG ALL PEOPLE OF THE WHOLE WORLD.
WHOLE BODY - WHOLE LOVE - WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE AMAZING 'WHOLE COOKIE' SOLD AT WHOLE FOODS. THE 365 EVERYDAY VALUE MISMATCHED SANDWICH CREMES WILL BE CALLED WHOLE COOKIES IF THE US CONGRESS APPROVES A NEW LAW TO CELEBRATE WHOLE LOVE ON THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY.
WHOLE BODY – WHOLE LOVE – WHOLE HOLIDAY: THE AMAZING ‘WHOLE COOKIE’ SOLD AT WHOLE FOODS. THE 365 EVERYDAY VALUE MISMATCHED SANDWICH CREMES WILL BE CALLED WHOLE COOKIES IF THE US CONGRESS APPROVES A NEW LAW TO CELEBRATE WHOLE LOVE ON THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF JULY.

The term ‘Cookie’ is used to describe a small sweet cake usually flat and often crisp. The word ‘Cookie’ may also be used to describe an attractive, young woman. As Sigmund Freud had explained, all kinds of love have an element of sexual attraction and it is inherently natural as such attraction is the fundamental nature of all living things that are governed by the Natural Law of Generation and Propagation. So, I love my ‘Cookies’ even if it may imply the Love of more than one person. The ‘Whole Law’ mandates the Love of more than one person. If the US Congress approves new legislation to institute a Holiday on the last Wednesday of July to celebrate Love, I would expect that Whole Foods would rename its 365 Everyday Value Mismatched Sandwich Cremes as “WHOLE COOKIES.” The Vanilla Cookie symbolizes God’s Love for man and the Chocolate Cookie symbolizes man’s love of his neighbor. The Command or the Divine Law that demands people to ‘Love One Another’ must be celebrated in a tradition similar to the Jewish Holiday that celebrates the Proclamation of The Ten Commandments. In my opinion, it is not about imposition of religion by State. The State has declared its Independence on July 04, 1776 claiming Natural Rights and quoted the Principles of Natural Law to justify its demand for Independence from the British Crown. Further, the Supreme Law of the US is the Constitution of the US and it gives the Right to Life and supports the Pursuit of Happiness. The opposite of Love is called ‘HATE’ and it precisely undermines the citizens’ right to life and to the pursuit of happiness. The remembrance of the ‘Love Commandments’, the honoring of its Proclamation and a traditional celebration of ‘Whole Love’ will definitely promote the development of social harmony, is conducive to peaceful enjoyment of life and will establish tranquility in human interactions. We need Wholesome Relations between individuals and between nations to prepare the Whole World for the Second Coming of the Christ.

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