We busy people..!

IT is so strange; the whole idea of technology is for us to have more time to do all the things we never have time to do.
Cars were meant to get us faster to some place. Computers were meant to help us get results faster. Elevators or lifts were meant to save us time climbing stairs, and so on and so forth, but it looks like we have only become more busier with less time for the real things in life:
There is a story where the devil called all his demons. He said, “We don’t seem to be able to keep people from becoming spiritual and religious. We need to do something drastic about this, so steal their time, so they don’t have time to be with God. This is what I want you to do, distract them!” “How shall we do this? His demons shouted. “Keep them busy in the non-essentials of life and invent innumerable schemes to occupy their minds, persuade the wives to work long hours and the husbands to work 6-7 days each week, 10-12 hours a day.”
“Keep them from spending time with their children. Entice them to play the radio or cassette player whenever they drive. To keep the TV, VCR, CDs and their PCs going constantly in their home. This will jam their minds and break that union with God.” “Fill the coffee tables with magazines and newspapers. Pound their minds with the news 24 hours a day.” “Invade their driving moments with hoardings for them to read.” “Flood their mailboxes with junk mail, mail order catalogs and every kind of newsletter and promotional offering free products, services and false hopes.”
“Keep skinny, beautiful models on the magazines and let them go on to pornographic sites so much that husbands will become dissatisfied with their wives.” “Keep the wives too tired to love their husbands at night. Give them headaches too! If they don’t give their husbands the love they need, they will begin to look elsewhere.”
“Then you will see families breaking up quickly!” “Even in their recreation, have them return from a game of cricket or tennis or kabbadi exhausted. Keep them too busy to go out in nature and reflect on God’s creation. Send them to amusement parks, sporting events, plays, concerts, and moves instead.”
“Keep them busy, busy, busy!” “Crowd their lives with so many good causes they have no time to seek power from God. Soon they will be working in their own strength, sacrificing their health and family just to keep busy.”
“It was quite a plan! The demons went eagerly to their assignments causing people everywhere to get more busy and more rushed, going here and there. Having little time for their God or their families. It’s just a story, but look around, it seems like the devil has been quite successful. Are you also too busy all the time?
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