Journey with Jesus : Remember

Maundy Thursday, commemorates the mandetum or commandment of the Lord. Jesus along with his disciples celebrate the Passover meal together as part of the Jewish tradition in remembrance of how Yahweh saved them from the Egyptians and made then into a nation. During Jesus’ lifetime the Israelites were under the Roman rule and were hopingContinue reading “Journey with Jesus : Remember”

Journey with Jesus – Forgiven!

In ancient Israel it was customary for the guests of the house to provide water to wash the feet of those who enter. Walking on dusty roads with open sandals people carried a lot of dirt and dust on their feet. The hosts were permitted to add a drop of perfume to this water ofContinue reading “Journey with Jesus – Forgiven!”

Journey with Jesus (House of Prayer)

Jesus enters Jerusalem amidst all the laurel and praise due to Him. He enters the Temple and is appalled at the place of Meeting (between God and man) changed to a business/trading center. He overthrows  all the money changers’ stalls and tables. (The letter of the law kills but the spirit gives life). Yes theContinue reading “Journey with Jesus (House of Prayer)”

Journey with Jesus (Praises: won’t let the stones take my place)

This past sunday we were drawn to remember Jesus entering into Jerusalem amongst cheers and praises. The people had witnessed and heard about all the miracles this Rabbi had done. They heard his teachings and longed to be in his presence. This same Jesus was among the people who journeyed into Jerusalem in preparation forContinue reading “Journey with Jesus (Praises: won’t let the stones take my place)”

Journey with Jesus (Ash Wednesday)

The Christian Calendar is a wonderful way to nourish the soul. Those chosen days help set apart concentrated time with our Creator. It brings to the forefront the acts of amazing grace. We are coming to the culmination of one such period of concentrated remembrances with its highlight on Easter/ Christ’s resurrection. Journey with JesusContinue reading “Journey with Jesus (Ash Wednesday)”

Woman!

On March 8, we will be recognizing the need to draw attention to women. This day highlights the oppressive issues that women face day to day and between different cultures all over the world. Well not really highlights the issues but how these should not even be issues women have to face. Sometimes we needContinue reading “Woman!”

Defining Symbol

Every year since 1995 Japan chooses a defining symbol for the year going by. This year  Japan announced ‘disaster’ as its defining symbol for 2018. (https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46539333) The Japanese voted for ‘disaster’ recollecting the many natural disasters the nation had experienced this year (2018). This made me wonder how I would define 2018. The word forContinue reading “Defining Symbol”

Pulling all the stops!!!

Christmas!!! God pulls all the stops in announcing the birth of His Son. Its a beautiful time to ponder God’s heart and excitement over His plan to be with us forever. God knows no timeline, He is Omnipotent and Omniscient He reveals His plan for the birth of His Son, our Redeemer hundreds of yearsContinue reading “Pulling all the stops!!!”

You know me

Oh yes, you shaped me first inside, then out; you formed me in my mother’s womb. I thank you, High God—you’re breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration—what a creation! You know me inside and out, you know every bone in my body; You know exactly how I was made,Continue reading “You know me”

The Covenant

This ink design is inspired by Judges 2:1-2 The meditation on these verses and ‘the covenant’ itself led to the different expressions/reminders recorded in the Bible. Using simple lines and repetitive patterns the Tree of Life recorded in Genesis 2 is found on the left of the image.This is one of the earliest expressions ofContinue reading “The Covenant”