Palm Sunday

Hosanna!!!! Yes. Today we remember Jesus choosing to enter into Jerusalem. Its a very symbolic event. The Hebrews remembered their celebration of The Feast of Sukkot. One of the things they did as part of their celebration was to wave palm branches and recite Psalm 118  (... vs5. In my distress I prayed to the … Continue reading Palm Sunday

precious in the eyes of our Creator God

A couple of days ago I started this doodle on a scrap of paper during a Lectio Divina reading of Psalm 139:13 -16 The media and hearts of many were still buzzing from the shooting incident that took the lives of some in a community and caused terror to many more. One of the members … Continue reading precious in the eyes of our Creator God

Lent with kids

Lent : It is a wonderful way to prepare for the mind-blowing celebration coming up - Easter. Lent is a beautiful time of introspection. A time to look within. For us Lent 2016 arrived a day earlier. At our nightly time of prayer and communion my older daughter (8) asks "I wasn't there when the soldiers nailed Jesus … Continue reading Lent with kids

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!!

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, age … Continue reading Selah Art: A contemplative coloring book “re-experienced”

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 or … Continue 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.

Shepherds and the sheep

At the age of 4 Nadira drew a series of pictures depicting the birth of Jesus. This was a Selah moment, an art response to the story of the Shepherds watching over the sheep when the birth of Jesus was announced to them. The yellow skies represents the glow from the presence of the angels.

to the Source

(click the picture to see it enlarge) This doodle was birthed from my ponderings over Psalm 121 from The Bible. This piece shows a person with outstretched arms looking at the mountains and crying out... 'where does my help come from"... then the psalmist reassures himself as I did myself...my help comes from the God … Continue reading to the Source

Faithing… starts invitro

In the traditional Indian culture a mother to be is a center of attention 7 months into the pregnancy. The family gathers around the adorned pregnant lady with lots of laughter and blessings. The elder women are invited to take turns to place glass bangles on the hands and smear some sandal wood paste on her … Continue reading Faithing… starts invitro