92/Master Tells Jokes/Your Time Has Come!
By Supreme Master Ching Hai,
International 4-Day Retreat
October 22, 1997 (Originally In Chinese)
person went to Africa and was captured by the native tribesmen. The savages
encircled him, threw him on the ground, and yelled loudly. Frightened to death,
he prayed to God, "Oh, God! What shall I do now? Good grief, perhaps
my time has come. Please save me quickly!"
replied, "No, your time has not come yet."
poor fellow asked, "What shall I do then?"
told him, "It's all right, just listen to me. Stand up bravely, snatch
the knife from the chief's hand, and strike right at his heart."
man acted accordingly; he seized the chief's knife, thrust it through the
chief's heart, and killed him. Then the poor man asked again, "God, I
have thrust the knife through his heart, so what now?"
answered him: "Now your time has come!" (Laughter and applause)
His time had not yet come before he did that. (Master laughs)
taking the initiation doesn't mean that your time has come; if you go home
and indulge in pleasures or commit crimes, then your time will come!
Time Has Come! What
Is God's Religion?
Too Has No Solution We
Are Not Peace Loving