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Date: 31 January 2016
Post No. 2495
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February 2016 Good Thoughts Calendar
Festivals in February:
8-Thai Amavasya and Chinese New Year, 22- Maasi Maham and Mahaa Maham held once in 12 years;14 Valentine Day and Ratha Saptami
Auspicious Days: 3,5,10, 12,17,19,26
Full Moon 22 Masi Makam, Maha Maham and Float Festival in several temples
New Moon 8 Thai Amavasya
Ekadasi Fasting Days: 4, 18
29 Golden Sayings on Religion are in this month’s calendar.
February 1 Monday
A man without a religion is a horse without a bridle.
February 2 Tuesday
One may live without father or mother, but one cannot live without God.
February 3 Wednesday
Have God and have all.
February 4 Thursday
He loses nothing who keeps God for his friend.
February 5 Friday
The best way to travel is towards Heaven.
February 6 Saturday
Put your trust in God, but keep your powder dry (Advice given by Oliver Cromwell to his troops while crossing a river)
February 7 Sunday
Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition (First said by a Chaplain at Pearl Harbour in 1941)
February 8 Monday
The man of God is better for having his bows and arrows about him.
February 9 Tuesday
St. Luke was a saint and physician and yet he died.
February 10 Wednesday
Jest not with the religion or eye.
February 11 Thursday
King Harry robbed the church, and died a beggar (A reference to Henry VIII and the Reformation)
February 12 Friday
Better go to heaven in rags than to hell in embroidery.
February 13 Saturday
Heaven and hell are within the heart (Chinese proverb)
February 14 Sunday
He that will enter into Paradise must have a good key.
February 15 Monday
A man must go old to the court, and young to a cloister, that would go from thence to heaven.
February 16 Tuesday
Gold goes in at any gate except heaven’s.
February 17 Wednesday
Who fasts and does no other good, spares his bread and goes to hell
Poor men go to heaven as soon as rich.
February 18 Thursday
Hell is always open.
February 19 Friday
Danger makes men devout.
February 20 Saturday
Some are atheists only in fair weather.
February 21 Sunday
The porter calls upon God only when he is under the load (Arabic Proverb)
February 22 Monday
An atheist is one point beyond the devil.
February 23 Tuesday
A complete Christian must have the works of a Papist, the words of a Puritan, and the faith of a Protestant.
February 24 Wednesday
The Jews spend at Easter, the Moors at marriages, the Christians in suits (suits here refers to lawsuits)
February 25 Thursday
Henry the Eighth pulled down monks and their cells, Henry the Ninth should pull down bishops and their bells (A reference to the Reformation).
February 26 Friday
There is no rain – the Christians are the cause ( A popular proverb in ancient Rome)
February 27 Saturday
Clergymen’s sons always turn out badly.
February 28 Sunday
A Pope by voice, a king by birth, an emperor by force.
February 29 Monday
A short prayer penetrates the heaven. The fewer the words, the better the prayer.