If God gave man free will and so refused to make his decisions for him, no other individual has a right to butt in and attempt to force a man's decisions. So you can only help a person within the scope of his own character. I mean that your capacity to help is limited by his ability to help himself. And that must be the tragedy of God. Every person has his own way in life, and that particular way is most suited for him.
about the past, worry not over the future but concern yourself with the present,
for it is the present which is the picture of the past and the design for the
imagine what you do not wish to happen.
makes human beings as chairs and tables.
In spite of
all his limitation a wonderful power is hidden in man's soul.
When the rocks are asleep leaving Us to use them for whatever purpose We may, when the trees are resigned to Our will to bear whatever fruit We may want them to bear, when the animals are carried along with their passions and appetites, We have made you partner in Our dominion and have given you a share in Our mercy, compassion, wisdom and righteousness, that your heart may expand so that it may rise to Our perfection.
I erase the past out of my mind, brighten the present, and build a hope for the future.