The words of authority of the Risen Christ, “I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut,” 1 has put strength in the hearts of countless men and women down through the centuries.… Read the rest
It is not easy to build again from ruins. For you need to fight against discouragement to attempt rebuilding.
But then think about the cost of not attempting to rebuild your life.… Read the rest
If you can live without breathing, you can live without prayer. Many people miss the joy of prayer because it is always made to be too sacred and religious.… Read the rest
When hearts are wedded in love, heaven rejoices.
Let me congratulate the newly wedded couple on this joyous occasion. Our prayers are with you.… Read the rest
Everyone seems to be angry these days. Outbursts of anger have become common.
#1. The Pressure Cooker
Some people bottle up things on the inside and keep it boiling under tremendous pressure.… Read the rest
I am yet to meet a genuinely talented person who has not passed through a period of loss of confidence in his or her life or career.… Read the rest
Almost known to all, the words “The LORD is my shepherd”1 brings comfort and strength to troubled hearts.
It assures us that we belong to Someone who cares.… Read the rest
Life has changed after Covid-19. Classes are online. I miss the warmth of friendship, the ambience of learning, and the fun of doing things together.… Read the rest
By the rivers of Babylon is a Psalm1 that was originally sung by prisoners of hope.
To the people taken captives and in exile, to a people who had nothing to look forward to or hope for, God spoke through Prophet Jeremiah asking them not to lose heart but to work with all their hearts in the land of their captivity:
But what means this song to you and me today?… Read the rest
Covid 19 has changed the face of the world. Faces have been masked, handshakes are not welcome anymore, social distancing is the norm, classes are online, and work from home (WFH) and video-conferencing is the new culture.… Read the rest
If you look at circumstances, if you look at the wind and the clouds and the surging waves, you will never move out of the safety of the shore.… Read the rest
You cannot please everybody. It is like trying to juggle a football, a cricket ball, and a table tennis ball along with a few cups and plates.… Read the rest
“I will give you the treasures of darkness, riches stored in secret places,” is one of God’s great promises.
What could it mean to you?… Read the rest
There are moments in life when each one of us feels the need of God to come and stand alongside with us as our Helper, Comforter, Guide, Counsellor and Friend.… Read the rest
Despair comes without invitation. It can shake you up when you face crises in life.
A few things can help you stay on track.… Read the rest
“But I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to myself” — Jesus Christ.
1. Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross
2.… Read the rest
We look at photographs and see a moment that was captured. It is a reminder that the train of life has moved on from there.… Read the rest
Rejection is a fact of life. There is no need to be shocked or surprised about it. Instead learn how to face it.… Read the rest
There is no need to be ashamed that you’re passing through a period of depression. It simply means that you’re finding it more than usually difficult to handle some disappointment that came your way.… Read the rest
Some hurts in life keep hurting for long.
Some hurts can never be shared. You bear it all alone.
Some hurts come because of our own fully.… Read the rest
Life is a journey.
However hard we try there is no way to reverse the journey and start from the beginning again one more time.… Read the rest