We love retelling the nativity story every year during Advent. This year we each chose one part to focus on, Nadira chose Mary. Here Mary is doing her dishes, just everyday chores. And then comes this angel greeting Mary. She pondered over Mary’s feelings, her reactions to the angel and her greeting to her, Mary’s dreamsContinue reading “Pondering over Mary and her response to God”
Wishing you a love so deep this Christmas. A Christmas that is beyond all tradition, all cultural expectations and glistening ornament A Christmas that reveals the heart of our Creator and Father God. Merry Christmas!!
“Advent is concerned with that very connection between memory and hope which is so necessary to man. Advent’s intention is to awaken the most profound and basic emotional memory within us, namely, the memory of the God who became a child. This is a healing memory; it brings hope. The purpose of the Church’s year isContinue reading “Advent”
Here is my pictorial thanksgiving to a God who blesses, a God of compassion, My Provider, my Love and the giver of Life. I started doodling this almost a week ago. Focusing on giving thanks and experiencing my heart feeling lighter, I was drawn to Matthew 14:13 – 21. Here Matthew records the interaction betweenContinue reading “Giving thanks.”
Here is the doodle in color
This week many people will be celebrating the victory of light over darkness. As I pondered over this thought, the roles and effects of light came to the forefront. Light dispels darkness. But light can be hidden. Its glow can be obstructed. In its property of dispelling darkness, light shows the way. Light is a sign of invitation.Continue reading “Celebrating Light over darkness”
Have you ever watched a seed grow into a plant/seedling? The past few years during lent(a time of prayer/fasting and focus on God) my kids and I have watched a moistened seed grow through a glass jar. The process is amazing to watch. The seed grows in size soaking up the moisture. It even risesContinue reading “a burried seed”
“Light and Life to all He brings”(Malachi 4:1-3) – lyrics from a very popular Christmas carol “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”has been on my mind. I have been praying with a heavy heart over so many atrocities we (human kind) are imposing on our own kind… wars and discrimination and greed and anger… Lord haveContinue reading “Light and Abundant Life…”