When love is absent,
Life is a starless night.
When love is present,
Life is a moonlit sunshine.
When love is absent,
Life is an unsalted egg.… Read the rest
A tree has always been a symbol of life. It has become more so after Jesus died on a wooden cross.… Read the rest
Talk for All India Radio, Thiruvananthapuram.
Broadcast on Christmas Day 2015.
The famous novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens captures the spirit of Christmas in a memorable way.… Read the rest
Talk for Yuvavani, A.I.R., Thiruvanathapuram.
First Broadcast 22nd December 2007.
Once upon a time, when Augustus Caesar ruled Rome, a star rose over a little town called Bethlehem.… Read the rest
It is with hopes and aspirations, dreams and ambitions that you are on this Campus this morning. You are raring to go.… Read the rest
A life without problems does not exist even in fairy tales. Oh yes, they all have happy endings which come only after the hero or heroine endures a lot of difficulties.… Read the rest
We all fear death. The reality of death should make us think. Why is life on earth brief? Why is there pain, sickness, suffering, and finally death?… 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
Have you not at least once in your life been fascinated by countless number of stars you saw in a clear night sky?… 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
He 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
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
Flowers are lovely. They make the earth beautiful.
Flowers represent life. They show us the promise of life when it buds.… Read the rest
Most of us worry constantly. We worry about our health, our finances, our marriage, our careers, our children, exams and interviews, and our future. … 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
At the sound of this one word, some hearts flutter, some others skip a beat. There is rush of adrenaline for some; others blush.… Read the rest
In the love poems by King Solomon known as Song of Solomon or Song of Songs, he speaks about a Lover and his Beloved.… Read the rest
When Jesus was born he was called Immanuel meaning God with us. Can God be so ordinary? Can God be human?… Read the rest
A burden becomes too heavy to carry at times.
It is at those moments that you long for someone who has passed through such trouble to come and be with you.… Read the rest
If life is a race, you have to run. Staying still is not progress. It does not matter if others get distracted and do not focus on the race.… Read the rest
In his eyes
I saw that look
Of love’s gentle light.
It stripped my soul
Naked and bare
And lit up all past
Snapshots of remote access.… Read the rest