St Patrick’s day

St. Patrick was English. Abducted by the Irish, he was then thrown into slavery, escaped, entered the priesthood and felt called to go back to the very people that wronged him. He went back and spread the Christian faith of forgiveness, grace, and Trinity. It seems he has been adopted by the Irish through livingContinue reading “St Patrick’s day”

reflection

John 5: 19 – 21 “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of Himself, unless it is something He sees the Father doing; for whatever the Father does, these things the Son also does in like manner. 20“For the Father loves the Son, and shows Him all things that He HimselfContinue reading “reflection”

The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life: A glimpse into the loving heart of the Almighty Creator God In the book of Revelation John writes what God told him in a vision about the church at Ephesus. In Revelation chapter 2 God gives the church at Ephesus constructive criticism. But to those who persevere He says (The Message,Continue reading “The Tree of Life”

Merry Christmas!!!

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!!

A call to repentance with the hope of forgiveness

The Jewish tradition includes a sound blast of the shofar. The shofar is a call to the people. Here it is a call to repentance. The silhouettes of people in palm branches indicate a cry of ‘Hosanna’. Son of God please ‘save us’. The crown of thorns represents the sacrifice of blood(life) for life. AndContinue reading “A call to repentance with the hope of forgiveness”

bearing one another’s pain

The Lord has told you what is good. He has told you what he wants from you: Do what is right to other people. Love being kind to others. And live humbly, trusting your God. (Micah 6:8 ICB, Bible)

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””

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.