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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Touched by an Angel – Maya Angelou

We, unaccustomed to courage exiles from delight live coiled in shells of loneliness until love leaves its high holy temple and comes into our sight to liberate us into life. Love arrives and in its train come ecstasies old memories of pleasure ancient histories of pain. Yet if we are bold, love strikes away the …

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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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A Thousand splendid suns – A Review

“One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs, Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.” - Persian poet Saib-e-Tabrizi, 17th Century The book ‘A Thousand splendid suns’ is another masterpiece of Khaled Hosseini. Some say it is better than ‘The kite Runner’ but I would say both are equally …

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Dialogue and its 5 fundamentals for true education and transformation

I am at my home during this holidays and reading Paulo Freire’s “Pedagogy of the Oppressed”. It’s an amazing insightful book, which everyone who works for transformation of the world must read. What I am getting from the book is brilliant and I would also like to share few thoughts from a chapter with you …

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