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!!

Celebrating Light over darkness

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”

a burried seed

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”

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””

compassion

(click on the picture to see it enlarged) Pondering over “compassion”. The mighty things one can do with a heart of compassion. This piece was birthed out of readings of Mark chapter 8 (The Bible). It is said that Jesus was teaching a crowd and then when it was time to eat his disciples asked JesusContinue reading “compassion”

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.

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.