The Breath of God

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”

Listen- Do- Love- Walk

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”

Gearing up for a ‘new normal’

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’”

The privilege of gratitude

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”

Daniel 1

The book of Daniel in the Bible starts with captivity. This captivity and conquest was prophesied so Daniel probably remembered the words of the prophets as he was being led away from his land and people. However,  because of his youth and intellect, he was enslaved to serve the king. He was enslaved to serveContinue reading “Daniel 1”

Selah Art goes to Manila!!

Earlier this year I was invited to attend a Global Workplace conference in Manila. I was given the opportunity to share a little about Selah Art and Art Responses. As you may already know Selah Art is the meditative line of Art Responses. Here are some pictures of a presentation to people representing 7 differentContinue reading “Selah Art goes to Manila!!”

a precious drop

Lately I have been paying a lot of attention to water. I have been reading the book of John and I have been drawn to the significance of flowing or living waters and stagnant waters. With the onset of rains where I currently reside, everything around us has sprung top life. The dry cracked groundContinue reading “a precious drop”

Earth Day 2019

April 22nd is observed as ‘Earth Day’. But really everyday is earth day since creation! (Gen 1:28-31). Here you see an image with concentric circles displaying the created beings with the 7th ring being clear to depict ‘rest’. What follows is a flower pattern representing the petals of flower to show a bloom. God indeedContinue reading “Earth Day 2019”

Journey with Jesus : Ratified

In biblical times covenants were made and sealed or ratified with an animal sacrifice.  The two parties come together and make an agreement. The animal sacrifice was a ritual reminder of the consequences to breaking an oath/agreement. God also makes a covenant with man (humankind). The very first of covenants between God and man wasContinue reading “Journey with Jesus : Ratified”