Wedus

Salah sawijining dina, ana Sapi padudon karo Kebo jalaran Pitik ilang saka kandange. Si Kebo curiga yen si Sapi wis mangsa Pitik, kosok baline si Sapi percaya yen Pitike mesti wis dimangsa karo Kebo. Bareng padudon saya rame, Wedus tambah bingung ora bisa nengahi. Sak kayang-kayang, wedus mlayu murih njaluk pitulungan marang si Kancil.   Merga papan padunungane si Kancil rada adoh saka padesan, napase wedus wis arep entek wektu…

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Siapa Mabuk Apa?

Kata-kata di atas sangat sederhana, tapi kumpulan katanya (kalimatnya) agak menggelitik untuk dicermati lebih lanjut. Untuk mulai menyelami kalimat diatas.   Hampir semua kepercayaan dan keyakinan yang ada, menempatkan alkohol sebagai minuman yang tidak baik untuk dikonsumsi, bahkan ada yang terang-terangan melarang untuk dikonsumsi. Ini sungguh menarik untuk dilihat lebih jauh sebagai pijakan kita untuk membahas topik utamanya. Menurut pandangan saya, alkohol adalah “simbol” dari benda atau sesuatu yang bisa…

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Senang + Sedih = Menerima apa adanya

Senang! Satu kata yang diburu orang seluruh dunia. Ada orang yang bekerja siang dan malam, dengan harapan bisa mendapatkan uang untuk membeli kesenangan baik berupa benda maupun hiburan. Beberapa orang berupaya segala cara untuk memperoleh jabatan demi kekuasaan yang menyenangkan. Dari seluruh pergulatan kita sepanjang hari setiap hari, ujung-ujungnya untuk memperoleh kesenangan. Sebagian orang mungkin dengan malu-malu mengakuinya, dan berdalih bahwa mereka kerja untuk hidup. Tapi mereka tidak mau mengakui…

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09. Devote Our Problem to a Friend, It is Not Good

My grandchildren, maybe all of you are familiar with ‘confession’. Everybody has ever made a confession, some even often. Many because of the sadness they experience, always want to tell their awful experiences to their close friends or family. For many people, they will be satisfied as if they had released their burden after confessing their sadness to others. My grandchildren, if you have taken in my demands, you should…

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08. Lies

My grandchildren, lying is one of the bad actions or behavior that is done verbally. It is true that physical harm has more salient effects than bad actions that are done verbally. However, in certain circumstances, these actions can have a greater effect. Because of a false speech or news, a war can be triggered. Now they use social media to give false information or deliberately falsified information for a…

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06. The First Stage of Happiness

My grandchildren, can you guess what almost every people in this world look for? As if I’m making up this question.  Since I refer to every human in this world. So the answer is more complex. Some work extremely hard. Some just sit idly while imagining things. Some do something that they do not actually enjoy. And there are still many other human activities and behavior as such. However, as…

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04. Devotion

My grandchildren, you all must start to learn to have devotion. Thus, you will always be reminded of humility. In many teachings, devotion is always symbolized with prostration or bowing. When you look down, you look into your inner self. You see your smallness, your dullness, your weaknesses and your shortcomings so that your arrogance and vanity disappear. You are just human being among so many people. Among so many…

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03. About Heaven

Who among you always ask about heaven? The question is very difficult. Grandpa does not know anything about heaven that you mean. Indeed, I have got into it in a simple way. You want to listen to the simplest? No harm, isn’t it? You better know the simple and easy first before studying difficult things. Well, what I know, the heavens are various. But I will divide it into four…

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