Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Heart Of Stone

His mother said to the servants, ‘Do whatever he tells you.’ John 2:5  There are days I feel like a rock. Specially when buffeted by life’s worries and anxieties, I just want to be stolid and uncaring, shutting myself off … Continue reading

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“Follow me.”

As Jesus was walking along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him. Mark 2:14 In my youth, I thought I heard the same … Continue reading

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Standing Up To Go Home

He said to the paralytic – “I say to you, stand up, take your mat and go to your home.” Mark 2:11 During my recent cardiac operation, I was beset by fears and anxieties post-surgery. I felt alone and struggling. The … Continue reading

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Conversations and Encounters in the Mind

Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him, ‘I do choose. Be made clean!’ Mark 1:41 I watch the sun and it just keeps on shining. For billions of years and for some billions … Continue reading

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Life Questions and a Life of Prayer

In the morning, while it was still very dark, he got up and went out to a deserted place, and there he prayed. Mark 1:35 I often get caught up in the hurly-burly of daily life. I get inundated by … Continue reading

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Living With Spirits And the Unseen Presence

Just then there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit, and he cried out, “What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are, the Holy … Continue reading

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Change For the Better

Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.” Mark 1:14-15 We are not only beings, existing in the … Continue reading

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Being The Beloved

“And when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, ‘You are my Son, the Beloved; with … Continue reading

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Channeling Jonathan Livingston Seagull

“After saying farewell to them, he went up on the mountain to pray.” In my younger days, I would often imagine myself being like Jonathan Livingston Seagull. Seagulls spend their days scavenging for food while riding the wind thermals along … Continue reading

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Daily Miracles

“As Jesus went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd; and he began to teach them many things.” People flocked to Jesus because He taught them many … Continue reading

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