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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Mussoorie 2016 Photography

Few pictures from my recent visit to Mussoorie. Let me end with this poem by Angela Morgan. "God, when you thought of a pine tree, How did you think of a star?... God, when you chiseled a raindrop, How did you think of a stem, Bearing a lovely satin leaf To hold the tiny gem?" ... …

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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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Industry! Industry! I cried

Industry! Industry! I cried No one answered and no one helped.   Then I turned to God, and asked, please give me the virtue of ‘industry’. He answered, have I not given you already? Then I looked at my life and found it nowhere, and I turned to him again, but He said, I have …

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Virtues that can change our lives

The world seems to be over speeding, no time for contemplation, quiet time & calmness. Practicing, being still is considered foolishness. Many of us don't care about virtues and morals anymore. Many of us have rejected the moral law giver and think we can decide what is right and what is wrong by ourselves. Pleasure and comfort …

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Proud versus Broken hearted

Why is it important to be a broken hearted person? Here is what the scripture says: “You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise” (Psalm-51: …

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