Borrowing and lending: What Jesus tells us about lending money?

Moneylending is a serious issue since time immemorial. It is painful, to know how people are enslaved in numerous ways by moneylenders. Many times poor people spend their entire life or even generations to pay off their interests. Usurers extract land, labour, assets, farm produce etc in return. This money lending business is killing many …

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From Bondage to Freedom

Freedom is the real nature of human beings. We are called to be free and live up to our highest potentials. But there can be many things that enslave us and limit us. But we have the choice to put aside everything that is limiting or enslaving us and be free. We can definitely do it …

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Beauty – Khalil Gibran

Where shall you seek beauty, and how shall you find her unless she herself be your way and your guide? And how shall you speak of her except she be the weaver of your speech? ... ....beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. But you are life and you are the veil. Beauty …

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Following Christ and making a better world: what comes first?

The foundation of my Christian faith is in the historical fact of 'Resurrection' and the theological doctrine of 'Redemption'. It is not because I want to become a better person or want to contribute to making the world a better place. Let me explain. My foundation or my reason for following Christ is based on …

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Digging into the Mysteries of Eternity

Where is this span of life in the scale of Eternity? Ah, hang on, Scale? Is Eternity scalable? If not, then where is this lifespan that touches eternity? Or how much space does it take or consume in eternity? Eternity is beyond time. Eternity existed before time and will exist after the time. We can measure this lifespan …

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Do Public Opinions and Outrages also discriminate the poor?

In the recent news, there has been a lot of frenzy regarding the torture and killing of a monkey by 4 medical students in Christian Medical College. It was heartbreaking to see this as it is an example of cruelty by very young people who are in fact committed to help other people. This is …

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I know why the caged bird sings

".... I know why the caged bird sings, ah me,     When his wing is bruised and his bosom sore,— When he beats his bars and he would be free; It is not a carol of joy or glee,     But a prayer that he sends from his heart’s deep core, But a plea, that …

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