I LOVE my Friends – I FORGIVE my Enemies – I MOVE ON

Nixon Issangya died. In December 2016 he celebrated his birthday. On January 8th Nixon Issangya was murdered. They robbed his new computer and his motorbike. And they took a wonderful human being from this world.

I decide to keep his website here as a memory. I discovered unpublished sections. These quotes show his thoughts and emotions, his faith and experience in life. And his gratefulness. With tears in my eyes I publish this post now. I tried to support Nixon on Johntext – but did I do enough for him and his mission? Hopefully his thoughts and books are motivation for other writers and believers who go through hard times. I did not correct what Nixon wrote – out of respect for his style. Nixon Issangya survives in his books.

Hans-Jürgen John

EDUCATION

I was born and brought up in my African village. We had no papers and pens in our poorly built muddy walls and thatched roof hut. Both, my father and my mother never went to school.

However, I was educated before I went to school. Oral education was first, from home. My grandmother was a story-teller. Our elders were our first teachers, in life.

Oral education: was solid foundation to my education today. It was the way of life with many in Africa.

DARK CONTINENT..?

No! Not today…!
Those who claimed that Africa is ‘Dark Continent’ should come and see, and learn what Africa is all about.

WORLD of WRITERS

August 14th. 1980 – Still dark in, The Hague, The Netherlands: I woke up from my bed and picked up my pen and pieces of papers. Virtually, I emerged in the world of writers, as I started putting on paper: Chapters of my first book.

 

Our orphans are joyful as we keep on supporting them in in various villages of: AFRICA.

“Our orphans are joyful as we keep on supporting them in in various villages of: AFRICA.”

 

Nixon Issangya with his wife at the beach

20.12.2016
FAITH keeps me moving on…. No turning back…!

21.11.2016
What I have to do is: DO OR DIE…!

19.11.2016
Do the possibilities: Have Faith in God who does impossibilities for you – That way: ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE.
I live my life: Love myself: Then Love my neighbor as myself.

17.11.2016
When you know what you know – Also Know that – You do not know what you do not know.
To see God in His true picture: You have to take off your religious spectacles.
To be able to Love others: You ought to Love yourself.



12.11.2016
When I started writing my very first book: I was climbing a mountain – When I worked with my fifteenth book: I walked down the valley.
I LOVE my Friends – I FORGIVE my enemies: I MOVE ON….!
Mountains in life tells me: There are valleys beyond them.
Trials makes me tick: They takes me to the higher LEVEL.
Whatever is possible: Do – What is impossible: Believe.
Faith: Is present – Hope : Is Future.

01.08.2016
Universe is my University: Nations are my Class rooms: Experience in my true Tutor.

26.07.2016
I like Life-I love Friends-I forgive Enemies – and – I press on…!

28.05.2016
When people tells you “You can’t do” what you can: Move on, since what you are doing is: None of their business.
MT. MERU MARTYRS – My next book – Off the Press in two weeks.

27.05.2016
Do what you do: Forget what others say….!

Nixon Issangya in front of the mountain which is subject in several of his books

20.05.2016
When I encounter impossibilities I do leave them on my living God.

17.05.2016
Take all your IMPOSSIBILITIES to GOD: They will turn into POSSIBILITIES.

05.03.2016
As soon as I have done my best: God will do the rest.

22.02.2016
You are what you are: Not what people thinks you are.
I LOVE those who loves me: I HELP those who hates me – That way I have no debt in my heart.
This World will never be the better place: Nevertheless. those who are ready will become the better people.
It is through TRIALS when I learn how to TRUST.

13.02.2016
Do not worry about tomorrow: Today is yesterday’s tomorrow that you worried about, and here you are…!



 

“September 11, 2001 – Stands vivid on my mind…!”

This particular day I happened to be far from my home in Africa. I was in Marshfield, Missouri, USA. While watching TV – I noticed LIVE while the Twin Towers fell to the ground in New York.

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as September 11, September 11th, or 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group Al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks consisted of suicide attacks used to target symbolic U.S. landmarks.

Four passenger airliners—which all departed from airports on the U.S. East Coast bound for California—were hijacked by 19 Al-Qaeda terrorists to be flown into buildings. Two of the planes, American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175, were crashed into the North and South towers, respectively, of the World Trade Center complex in New York City

Meanwhile, my mind flashed back to my African village, where life is slow-paced. The village where friends from abroad enjoy  the structure of life.

An account is narrated in some chapters of my books: Tell The Nations and Africa To America.

 

09.02.2016
Before you bother yourself with what you cannot do: Go ahead and do what you can do first.

04.02.2016
December 24th. last year was a day not to forget for me: My dear wife, Evelyn passed away. However, I AM MOVING ON….!

22.01.2016
STAND ON YOUR FEET: Is my second book on the list of over 15 books, I had authored that came off the press while in Ohio, USA, in 1992 – Today, I still put on practice what I wrote…!

11.01.2016
I believe in dreams, but from my point of view: A dream is a window to see through, then I have to step out there into REALITY.
There are good days and bad days, good times and bad times: However, there is but GOOD GOD all days and all times.

10.01.2016
FAITH enables me to see the PATH forward.
FAITH has nothing to do with – Seeing – Feeling – Touching – Smelling…!

Nixon Issangya and friends — Friends visiting my homevillage —

21.12.2015
Pleasing people will cause you being manipulated: Move on with your life….1

19.12.2015
People are people: No matter what! They said ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’ and I say ‘Judge not people for their colors’: Beyond Black, White, Brown, Red… We are ALL BUT HUMANS.

15.12.2015
CHRISTMAS wouldn’t have been there if CHRIST was not born: However, many today are more concerned by the season (Christmas) and not for the reason (CHRIST)

12.12.2015
My fellow ministers: We live in the days of theological confusion, however, we live in the NEW CONVENANT: Never lead people back to Mt. Sinai, to practice law – Lead people to Golgotha to experience GRACE.

08.12.2015
Walking fast is needed when you are to walk alone: Nevertheless, to reach far you need to walk with others.

Nixon Issangya: With journalists for interview

— With journalists for interview —

07.12.2015
Just as you can’t stop people from what they are thinking or saying: They can’t stop you from what you have to do.

04.12.2015
Many claims “I AM DOING THE WRIGHT THING..!” But when you call the wrong thing the wright thing and do it: Virtually – YOU ARE ENDING DOING THE WRONG THING.

30.11.2015
I love IMPOSSIBILITIES simply because I do not bother them: I do POSSIBILITIES and leave IMPOSSIBILITIES to my CREATOR.

26.11.2015
To become a prolific writer: Then be a better reader.
Quality readers of my books asks “How come you can write books?” Because I can read books” I answer…!
Many claimed that I could not do what I am doing today: Today they tell me that they are glad I did no listen to them.

Nixon Issangya with orphans

14.11.2015
Never mind concerning MOUNTAINS in life: VALLEYS are just beyond the mountains – MOVE ON…!

10.11.2015
Beyond what you know: Waits what you should know.
Those who are WISE: Tend to act as they do not know anything- Those who are FOOLS: Tend to act as they know everything.

09.11.2015
The more you learn: The more you see; how less you know.
Respect yourself: Believe your Creator: Love your friends: Forgive your enemies – Go on with your life…!

Nixon Issangya, Evelyn his wife and: Jane his daughter - On the Internet broadcasting from AFRICA.

– Nixon Issangya, Evelyn his wife and: Jane his daughter

On the Internet broadcasting from AFRICA –

04.11.2015
Possessing FAITH is one thing: Putting FAITH in action is another thing.

24.10.2015
Do what you can do today: Tomorrow is not here yet.

22.10.2015
Whenever and whatever you are doing: If you fall – LOOK UP and GET UP….!

20.10.2015
SELF-ESTEEM: Is starting point of success to your LIFE.

27.09.2015
Those who think you can’t do – when you do: They will learn from you.
Do what you can do today: Tomorrow you will celebrate.
AFRICA – My continent – was named ‘Dark continent’ one time: But I see LIGHT spiritually always in AFRICA.
FEAR NOT to those who hates you: Some hates you for the fact that they fear you.

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– African children here with their two teachers: Eager to start learning how to read and write in the early age in various villages, towns, and cities of: AFRICA –

25.09.2015
I know two things: What I know and what I do not know – I learn from what I know: To know what I do not know.
Never say never: What you couldn’t do yesterday might be done today.
Trying to worship, idols, things, or people, is trying to create your god: A true GOD was there before us, He is our CREATOR.
The powerful weapon to my enemies is: FORGIVENESS – The gift to my friends is: LOVE – The way to my GOD is: FAITH.
When I have tried to do what I have to do 100 times without success, never tell me I have failed 100 times: Never..! I just learned 100 wrong ways of doing what I should do: Sooner or later I might try the wright way.

24.09.2015
The living GOD – is beyond: Dead dogma.
Too many religions – Too much confusions: Thank God is – ONE.

23.09.2015
Those who are encouraging you, are talking to you, listen: Those who are discouraging you, are talking to themselves, don’t listen to them.
When you try and fail, you are just back to squire one: Try again and again…!
The TROUBLE is only the TROUBLE when it troubles you: When you TROUBLE THE TROUBLE things do change.

22.09.2015
Do not forget where you came from – Never ignore the ones you left behind: However, move on…!

21.09.2015
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16.09.2015
“IN GOD WE TRUST” The statement on: American dollar encouraged me to visit USA – However, as I landed there I was stunned by the news of TV “….Man has been gunned down in New York, today…!” Meanwhile, my mind flashed back home to my African village where I grew up with no “Guns and gangs”
Before we say “WE WANT TO MAKE THE WORLD THE BETTER PLACE” We should tell people to be “THE BETTER PEOPLE FIRST”
Be aware politicians – Religious leaders – And persons in general: If you fool people today, you will get them: But when they find out tomorrow, they will leave you.



Africa To America: One of my books, is the book I worked on while in Africa, Europe, and The States.
I wrote through experiences while encountering Western cultures. Nothing like my slow-paced lifestyle in my African village culture.

Prologue: Chapter of one of my touching books – AFRICA TO AMERICA – The book born out of my experiences and encounters I faced while in The States, several years on countless occasions.

PROLOGUE

TAKE ME HOME…!

Nostalgia ­ blanketed me as I sensed outside pressure from a strange world ­ The  world with nothing in common with that of mine.

As I walked and drove in those streets of Hollywood; I missed home at the point of  admiring someone to yell behind me “Jia…Usaare.” I was homesick in Hollywood. I  was eager to hear my mother tongue (Kimeru) dialect. As they shouted and I heard of  their America slang: I missed sounds of my official language Swahili. I longed for  sounds like “Jambo…Habari yako….”

Apart from missing home, I was stunned with America. America shocked me with  what I witnessed onto the streets, and what I viewed on the television. On Sunset  Street, in Hollywood I recall witnessing to a nude person on the queue of the bank.  The incident reminded me of a college student who decided to attend his classes with  no clothes on.    All these, caused me to sense the statement “Take me home….”

* * *

What I witnessed on Washington Blvd in, Los Angeles one afternoon will remain  vivid. Vehicles were driven as if they were flying. These were police under­-covers  chasing the criminals. There was no doubt that both sides should have been armed. I  couldn’t tell who was a criminal and who was a police. But I could step aside, then  watched.

While vehicles were driven at full speed on the streets; police helicopters enveloped  the air. I stood as I stared into the streets. I gazed while I lifted up my head. I could  scarcely comprehend such incredible scene.

Before I had an answer of what I was viewing; a black American lady amazed me  with her question “What’s going on?” “I don’t know!” I answered as I wondered. I was  stunned by what I was witnessing, and I was astonished by her question. “If an  American don’t know, how would I know?” I murmured to myself.

* * *

Such uprisings were the way of life, in most of the big cities of America. I recall  during my very first visit to The States, a man was shot in New York. The other time  as I landed at Chicago, a police was gunned down. On the news in America one could  watch chasing, shootings and killings, all day long.

But I kept hearing this typical American slogan repeatedly “The greatest nation on  earth:” It might be true. Here is the nation that is great in all aspects.

* * *

From Africa to America; was tantamount, to from one planet to another. I  encountered unlawful structure of life. This became my motto to eliminate my  admiration to westernization. Here is where I had herald of exodus. That enabled me  to acquire genesis to my new way of viewing things in a different eye.   The day came to pass, when I had to long for a prairie instead of a city. I was looking  forward when I was to see again, splendid savannah of Sakila: My serene village.

* * *

The book you are holding is a book concerning my practical experiences on the  other part of the planet.   However, this is your book…!

10.09.2015
As a matter of fact – You can not do everything: Nevertheless – You can do something – GET UP AND DO IT….!

"African villagers experiencing Media: The day I launched my book: Africa To America".

– African villagers experiencing Media: The day I launched my book:

Africa To America –

09.09.2015
People are humans: When they love you – Receive them! When they hate you – Forgive them.
Whenever I do not see how I should do what to do: I believe in what I should do.
I will learn as long as I live: Universe is my University – Nations are my class rooms – Experience in my best tutor.

07.09.2015
I believe in MIRACLES simply because GOD is the MIRACLE worker and I am only a MIRACLE receiver.
September 11 – Stands vivid in my mind. I happened to be in: Marshfield, Missouri, USA.
To my surprise, I watched on TV while Twin Towers in New York was attacked by Al Qaeda.
I narrated an account in my books – Tell The Nations and Africa To America.

05.09.2015
SPIRITUAL WORLD is beyond scientific World: Here is where we are engaged with spirits – Evil spirits v/z Holy Spirit: Nevertheless, powers of darkness are defeated by Powers of Light.
Politically: An enemy of your enemy is your FRIEND. Spiritually: Is not so – A true FRIEND is one who loves you with NO STRINGS ATTACHED.

03.09.2015
Spiritually: To see God in His true colors – One has to take off religious glasses.



02.09.2015
In life – There is a new road: Beyond dead end of the road.
Some folks are smart to promise: They might promise you Heaven while they are heading for Hell.

01.09.2015
Do not stop studying: The more you learn – The more you know – How much you should know.
ALL humans are on the same level: You will notice when they are dying.

31.08.2015
How come Christopher Columbus discovered America and Native Americans were there before him?
The same as when history clams that Mr. Rebman from Germany explored Mt. Kilimanjaro while Chagga people had lived on the slopes of that mountain for centuries.
I am thankful for rewarding job done by: Hans John.

28.08.2015
BELIEVERS and THINKERS should come together: To impact this World.

27.08.2015
Closed DOOR is not the only door you should focus on: Turn around and see hundreds open DOORS.

26.08.2015
Those who want me to live their lives: Should realize that I have one life to live.
FORGIVING is my spiritual strength to confront my enemies with.



24.08.2015
LOVE and FORGIVENESS to my enemies: Gives me energy to move on…
Preachers should preach the GOSPEL and pray for those in need of MIRACLES: Nevertheless, they should avoid to try to sell GOD’S FREE GIVEN GIFTS to those in need – They are PRICELESS.

22.08.2015
The more tough stuffs you encounter in life: The more strength in life.

20.08.2015
Most humans when they get UP there, they ignore the ones DOWN there: The ones they used them as stairs while stepping UP where they are now.

19.08.2015
Looking GOD into a Religion, equals,Searching FREEDOM into a prison cell. True GOD is beyond religious borders…!
Major problem, in terms of Global business, between Supper powers and Poor nations is that: Supper powers are PRICE MAKERS and Poor nations are PRICE TAKERS.
Do not stop others as they proceed: Or else you will find yourself STOPPING in order to stop them – Move on and let them move…!
If FIRST WORLD is FIRST and THIRD WORLD is THIRD: How come that most of NATURAL RESOURCES are from so-called THIRD WORLD?
Black people – White people – Red people….! Those are meaningless labels: People are not colors – They are SOULS – They are no colours on souls.



18.08.2015
Best way to overcome DEPRESSION is to GET UP and DO…!
What I see I can do I do it: What I think I can’t do I try – And if I fail I pick up the pieces and try again…!
There are: Schools – Teachers – Universities – Professors: But EXPERIENCE is the best of ALL.
Do not depend on others’ HAPPINESS: That is second-hand joy.
Never use others as your CRUTCH: When they fall, there you go.
Do not fool people: That will never last long.
JESUS is not a founder of a Christian religion: He is the SAVIOR of the World.
Do not worry that you have enemies: Be thankful that you still have Friends.

14.08.2015
When I walk by FAITH and not by sight: I see beyond circumstances.

13.08.2015
Yes…! I do believe in EVOLUTION: However. the other way around – I do not believe that we came from MONKEYS: Nevertheless, mankind, some of them, today tend to imitate monkeys.

12.08.2015
Karl Heinrich Marx: Who was born in Germany in 1818 – claimed not to believe in God or Religion: But he started his religion – “Communism” What contradiction that was…!
Those who tells you – “You are nothing” They do not know Mathematics: If you were nothing you wouldn’t exist.



11.08.2015
With Friends: You will gain – With enemies: You will Learn – Take advantage from both.
FEAR comes and go: When you fear – Fear comes: When you don’t fear – Fear goes. Don’t create FEAR..! Fear not…!
When you want to walk fast – Walk alone: BUT; If you want to reach far – Walk with others: AFRICAN SLOGAN.

10.08.2015
LIVE your LIFE and LOVE your LIFE: That way you can LOVE Others.
When you are not your own ENEMY: Your ENEMIES will do no harm to you.
Since you can FALL: Also you can GET UP – If you can get up: Then you can MOVE on…!
When I SPEAK I speak to the particular audience: Nevertheless: When I WRITE: I speak to all WORLD-WIDE endlessly.

09.08.2015
Be Yourself then love others: Trying to be others will cost you: Losing Yourself.
Knowing ONE thing: Should be the STEP of exploring THE OTHER.
LOVE yourself before loving others: Or else you end up worshipping them.
I live my life and let others live theirs: That way we can work together BETTER.
Small FAITH is FAITH: Start from there- It will grow. FAITH is Seed. SEED from small to great “FAITH”
“FAITH” Faith is not Feelings: Faith is Fact: Faith is not Hope – Hope is for Future, but Faith is for Present. Faith is not Sight: I have Faith before I See. Faith represent what I hope for. With FAITH I will face obstacles and look beyond circumstances.



07.08.2015
I was raised in African isolated village: Sakila – Meru: Now I live in a Global village: Planet Earth

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 – NIXON N. ISSANGYA: Viewing Mt. Meru {the second highest in Tanzania} from his home village – One of his books: Mt. Meru Martyrs. –

WRITERS AND READERS

Both: Writers and readers should be thankful for rewarding job that: Hans John, has done to invite us on the platform of: JOHNTEXT.

WHY I WRITER…!

I never dream of being  an Author: But today I have authored 17 books.

I have learned through experience: That I was a author before I dreamed to be one.

I write because it is God’s given gift to me: I hope my readers will explore their gifts, too.

AFRICA

Africa: Is no longer a sleeping giant: we are getting up…!

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