Beware of False Prophets
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Len Ao: I had been constantly suffering from headache so one of my friend took me to a visionary. When he looked at me he told me that I had brain tumor and that I have to start my treatment from him which cost 8k per treatment. When I told him that I need to console a doctor first, this guy told me that nobody can cure me except his medicine, traitor! Our society need to wake from such prediction.
King Terho Letou: Many people are using the name of our Almighty GOD and cheating the common people. It is becoming a trend. It's clearly written in the bible that during the second-coming of Jesus, many false prophets will arise. So, we should see that we are not fooled by those false prophets. And, we need to go to the doctors to let them diagnose our sickness and prescribe medicines. We need to refrain from soothsayers who are just cheap cheating fellows. With these few lines, I don't mean that we should stop believing in those people with whom God shows us His wonderful works but to keep watch of ourselves so that we may not fall into the trap of Satan! And I saw a beautiful line in a doctor's room some years ago. It says: "God could not be everywhere to take care of our sickness so He created a Doctor!!" So let’s make use of the Doctors whom God created for us.
Kingdoms: I want to share this info to the general public. Last year, a famous Chinese-American ENT specialist from USA visited CIHSR (Referral hospital) Dimapur and I assisted him. We saw around 40 patients and their complaints were the same "Sinus ase ho". Surprisingly, only 2 patients had sinusitis. The rest had allergic rhinitis and so on. He was like, "what the heck?". My point is, don't jump in to conclusion that you have sinusitis just because you have headache and stuffy nose.
Did you Know?
Manhei Nyahkai: This is amazing stuff. It will not only clear your fundamentals on some old English sayings , Read on.
1. In the 1400's a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we have 'The rule of thumb'
2. Many years ago in Scotland , a new game was invented. It was ruled 'Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden' and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.
3. Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.
4. Coca-Cola was originally green.
5. It is impossible to lick your elbow.
6. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:
Spades - King David Hearts - Charlemagne Clubs -Alexander, the Great Diamonds - Julius Caesar
7. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987, 654,321
8. If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
9. Q - If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter 'A'?
A - One thousand
10. Q - What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?
A - All were invented by women.
11. Q - What is the only food that doesn't spoil?
A - Honey
12. In Shakespeare' s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes.
When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase 'Goodnight, sleep tight.'
13. It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month, which we know today as the honeymoon.
At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow!
(The Naga Blog was created in 2008 by Yanpvuo Kikon. This column in The Morung Express will be a weekly feature every Saturday)
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