Ashes

A Contemplative Lenten Experience: Ash Wednesday Scripture : Don’t tear your clothing in your grief, but tear your hearts instead.” Return to the LORD your God, for he is merciful and compassionate, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love. He is eager to relent and not punish. Joel 2: 13 (NLT) The forty-dayContinue reading “Ashes”

forgiven

A Contemplative Lenten Experience: Forgiven Feb 24th 2021 Scripture: John 12: 1-11 (The Message) 12 1-3 Six days before Passover, Jesus entered Bethany where Lazarus, so recently raised from the dead, was living. Lazarus and his sisters invited Jesus to dinner at their home. Martha served. Lazarus was one of those sitting at the table with them.Continue reading “forgiven”

praises

A Contemplative Lenten Experience: don’t let the rocks cry out Scripture: Luke 19: 29 – 42 ESV 29 When he drew near to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount that is called Olivet, he sent two of the disciples, 30 saying, “Go into the village in front of you, where on entering you will find a colt tied, on which no one hasContinue reading “praises”

The 72nd Indian Republic Day

Oh! the ruler of the minds of people, Victory be to You,Dispenser of the destiny of India!Punjab, Indus, Gujarat, Maratha (Marathi heartland),Dravida (South India), Orissa and Bengal,The Vindhyas, the Himalayas, the Jumna and the Ganges,And the oceans with foaming waves all around.Wake up listening to Your auspicious name,Ask for Your auspicious blessings,And sing to Your glorious victory.Oh! YouContinue reading “The 72nd Indian Republic Day”

We do not learn from experience … we learn from reflecting on experience.

The Romans named the first month of the year January after Janus, the god of the beginnings and the ends. Janus is depicted with two heads facing in opposite directions. This image of two faces represent the past and the future but also wisdom. This brings to my mind John Dewey’s quote on reflection: ”Continue reading “We do not learn from experience … we learn from reflecting on experience.”

Scripture Engagement Through The Arts

Let’s start 2021 engaging with the scriptures using art. What you will need:* a few sheets of paper* a pen/pencil/eraser* bible No prior art experience required. The artform we will use as we meditate uses simple lines and patterns. We will do some simple drawing exercises, create a toolbox of patterns to create our visualContinue reading “Scripture Engagement Through The Arts”

Advent Art Devotional 2020 – Jehovah Rohi

This is a collaborative Artwork. Designed and written by one and completed by four artists. The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing. Psalm 23:1 Psalm 23:1-4 1 The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3 he refreshes myContinue reading “Advent Art Devotional 2020 – Jehovah Rohi”