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”
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Aradhya’s gift to Jesus
Aradhya is my little 6 year old. She loves to make things out of paper, specifically little paper holders she calls ‘pocket holders’. So this Christmas when we were given time to think of what we can give to Jesus for His birthday she came back with 2 things – 1. her life and 2.Continue reading “Aradhya’s gift to Jesus”
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!!
Selah Art: A contemplative coloring book “re-experienced”
Here are some of the colored art works from different artists of different age groups Hannah, age 12 from Wales UK ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Nadira, age 8 from Texas, USA ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Aradhya,age 5. Houston TX But this 5-year-old didn’t stop with just coloring. Here is her own doodle/meditative picture on ‘God’s creation’ ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Jamie, ageContinue reading “Selah Art: A contemplative coloring book “re-experienced””
Selah with me
Art is truly art only when it is “reimagined” and “reexperienced” as perceived by another – R. Collingwood After God created Adam He invited him to participate in the creative process. “Now out of the ground the Lord God had formed every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to the man to seeContinue reading “Selah with me”
Selah: A Contemplative Coloring book
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The Kingdom of God is like a rare pearl
This is Nadira’s Selah Moment as she pondered over the parable of the Pearl. Here she expresses her ‘wonderings’ in the shape of a round pearl, the people form the kingdom and the glow is the presence of God.
God is watching over us
This is a picture Aradhya drew as part of her time with God in the morning. God is the larger figure and we are the little colorful people. Her verbal description was “God is watching over us”. Children are spiritual beings indeed. You probably have heard it often. They just need the time and theContinue reading “God is watching over us”
God and us all together in Aradhya’s dream
This is a picture of our family Uday Balasundaram, Nadira, Aradhya and I together in heaven with God. We are having a party. 🙂 Aradhya drew this picture when she was 4. God does speak in dreams and visions. Take a few moments to enquire if God did speak to your child in dreams orContinue reading “God and us all together in Aradhya’s dream”
Happy birthday Jesus
Here is Aradhya’s birthday picture of Jesus. She was 3 years old when she drew this picture. The tiny little head with 2 eyes and 2 legs is baby Jesus. You can also see Mary, Joseph and some shepherds.