Loving on our neighbors -through music and skit

This has been in the making since we moved into this neighborhood (11 months ago). I wanted to know my neighbors and wanted to do something together to make this world better. It had to start with me but it could not be just me or my family. So I began on this mission toContinue reading “Loving on our neighbors -through music and skit”

The Jesus gift-box

It started a couple of weeks ago. The nurse at the doctor’s office looks politely at my little ones and asks ” So what are you asking for, this Christmas”. Why does Christmas have to be about getting something? Many years ago an active church member asked my daughter that same question. God had beautifully prepared meContinue reading “The Jesus gift-box”

Hold out your light

Light dispels darkness. So hold out your light and show the way. “We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way. Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Where there is patience and humility there isContinue reading “Hold out your light”

Selah Gallery

The Estuary

This is an old Selah Moment and a very important one. Possibly one from 2011 or 2012. My husband, Uday Balasundaram had just shared with me the vision God had placed in his heart. How can we be the church? What does it mean to be the church? As I read Ezekiel 47 I ponderedContinue reading “The Estuary”

..according to God’s Steadfast love

I recently visited Chennai, India the land where I grew up. One evening while sharing dinner with some friends we laughed over our goofiness and gave thanks to our God for His faithfulness. That day I had been contemplating over Psalm 51: Have mercy on me O God according to your steadfast love, according toContinue reading “..according to God’s Steadfast love”

Happy Earth Day!!

I am excited about celebrating ‘Earth Day’. It is a time to highlight the importance of caring for this world we live in. It is another way we fulfill our responsibility as children of God in taking care of the world God has made for us to live and enjoy. It is an amazing timeContinue reading “Happy Earth Day!!”

The estuary

Estuary, the place where the river meets the sea. The river waters entering the sea through riverlets forms small islands between its streams before flowing into the sea. These marsh lands are fertile grounds for diverse trees that bear fruit and are lush with life. The river water mixes with the sea water and createsContinue reading “The estuary”

start the conversation

Every lent we sow a seed. The seed is observed through a glass jar. Each child gets to pick her own seed and care for it, that usually means enough sunlight and water. For this experiment we use paper towels or cotton instead of soil. We watch the seed every day and make observations. EveryContinue reading “start the conversation”