A tree has always been a symbol of life. It has become more so after Jesus died on a wooden cross.… Read the rest
“In him was life, and that life was the light of men.”1
Jesus came to show us the light of God’s great love towards us.… Read the rest
Joy is more than happiness. While a lot of good things make us happy; joy is not attached to things or achievements.… 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
A balloon is a simple toy that delights the heart of any child. Be it a festival season, or a day in the park or at the beach; we find the eyes of children eagerly scan everywhere for balloons.… Read the rest
Almost known to all, the words “The LORD is my shepherd”1 bring comfort and strength to troubled hearts.
It assures us that we belong to Someone who cares.… Read the rest
Good morning one and all.
Welcome all to the 74th Independence day. This time we are celebrating in the midst of a global crisis due to Covid-19.… Read the rest
Jesus came as one who taught with authority and as a Friend of sinners! It was a shock for respectable people of the day to see him mingle with the sinful characters and social outcasts of his generation.… 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
Time is what life is made of. Whether you play, eat, study or sleep time moves on.
You cannot store up time, you can only make best use of it.… Read the rest
The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead means three things for you:
One, the certainty of hope of life after death.… Read the rest
Not one of us chose to be born. But we were born anyway.
Not one of us chose our parents; nor the place of our birth or the circumstances into which we were born.… 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
Slow and steady wins the race. For centuries people have used this moral for Aesop’s fable The Tortoise and the Hare.… Read the rest
I am sorry.
It takes courage to say those words. For you are taking responsibility for what went wrong.
I am sorry.… Read the rest
So many people suffer from guilt. It need not be a great crime like murder that troubles, but it can be the little wrongs they have done.… Read the rest
It is time to say goodbye. I have said it many times before. Yet it has never grown easy.
I now stand alone on the deck of my ship awaiting a new set of passengers.… Read the rest