KORERO WITH CHIRADEEP

Amazing are the ways in which the Lord takes care of His loved ones! Most of us have been through tough life situations - may be financial crises, difficult relationships, disappointments and losses or critical health issues. The intensity of the situations are better known by the people who live them.  One such person I …

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ENCOURAGING OTHERS WHEN YOU ARE YOURSELF DISCOURAGED

We all go through the lonely lows of life of and on – those grim valley episodes with looming wild grasses all around and giant rugged mountains closing in, in the eerie darkness. No pink, white, purple and red flowers to brighten up the way; no welcome chirping of birds to soothe the ears; no …

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APOPLECTIC FANI

Furious Fani’s fury Answerable to no man’s jury Struck with all its might No tenable brain or brawn dared against it stand and fight   No bigotry No favouritism No sectarianism No epicurean sensationalism   Merciless devastation Beyond forecasted estimation Uprooting lofty trees and vegetation Robbing many a source of trade and occupation   Few …

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ARE WE RACING TO WIN?

Ancient Greek mythology tells us the story of a beautiful young woman called Atalanta. She was a fast runner and had vowed to only marry the man who could beat her in a race. Many suitors tried and failed. Atalanta always won the race! Then came a young man called Hippomenes who was confident that …

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THE THREE MARYS – PART II

MARY MAGDALENE Mary Magdalene is a woman mentioned in all four Gospels – Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, each time in the context of the narration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Nothing much is told about her. In fact, ‘Magdalene’ is not even her surname. She has been addressed as Mary Magdalene …

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THE SPIRIT OF LOVE

Much is said and written about love. Poets compose romantic poems. Prosaists pen down exuberant masterpieces. Novelists spin magical webs with words that go on to be bestsellers. Movie makers direct and produce superhit action movies, comedies, dramas, fantasies centered around love. Painters portray love sagas on their canvas with artistic finesse. Music composers give …

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