Many of my friends in the western hemisphere are celebrating Thanksgiving. This year is unlike any other, we are probably keeping it small, or just staying out. It’s a great time for reflection, for some quiet space with the Almighty. We have been through a lot as individuals, families, communities, nations, and on a globalContinue reading “Thanksgiving 2020”
May the God of grace and mercy grant you His peace that passes all understanding.
Hello everyone! 2020 has been a challenging year for us at a global level. Our circumstances may have forced changes on us that have left us a little shaken – perhaps the loss of a job, the loss of a loved one, sickness, loneliness, depression, anxiety, or the likes. Sometimes disruption can take our gazeContinue reading “Advent Art Devotional”
Empathy is being aware of another person’s feelings.
Last sunday (May 31st 2020) we remembered the Pentecost. Pentecost itself is a harvest festival that the Israelites celebrated. Shavout or Feast of Weeks is a joyous time of giving thanks. It is a pilgrimage feast so Jewish males from all over Israel got together in Jerusalem to celebrate. Just before Jesus ascends into theContinue reading “The Breath of God”
The past few months have exposed many inhumane incidents. Racism, Caste-ism , Classism, Sexism and so much more. All of these calls to mind the responsibility of life. Micah 6:8 – No, O people, the Lord has told you what is good, and this is what he requires of you: to do what is right,Continue reading “Listen- Do- Love- Walk”
We have entered a 3rd ‘lockdown’ in India (May 3rd- 17th 2020) with some relaxations in different pockets of the Nation. What we might enter into the Post-COVID days would most likely not be the same prior to March 2020. Hence, it is essential to prepare for the ‘new normal’ that many are talking about.Continue reading “Gearing up for a ‘new normal’”
Gratitude is a positive response shown by the recipient of generosity, towards the giver (Wikipedia). Several studies on gratitude have noted the positive impact on an individual’s well being. One of the key findings in the process of observing gratitude is that people not only acknowledge the goodness in their lives but also recognize thatContinue reading “The privilege of gratitude”
A few weeks ago I found myself with a few other women searching for a theme for an event. We looked at this year’s International Women’s Day theme – Gender Equality. There was an uncomfortable silence. And we moved on to another topic. Gender equality, is it something only feminists desire? I am not aContinue reading “Equal!?”