Category Archives: Life

My Existence

God had a choice in creating me. He had a choice to do otherwise. But he said: “I do choose. Be!” In my case, God is not an option. He holds me in the palm of His hand and sustains … Continue reading

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Questions and Life

Man lives his life asking questions, getting answers which only give rise to even more questions. He starts out life as a child with interminable “what’s” and “why’s”. In the end, he is an old man in the evening of … Continue reading

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Seeing the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

As the Christmas season draws to a close, we come to the routine of ordinary everyday life. We leave behind the joy, excitement and celebrations and return to our daily normal schedules of earning a living, keeping house, running errands, … Continue reading

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Life Questions

The new year is but the continuation of our searchings and our journey. It also evokes questions on where we are going, how we will get there, why do we even want to go. We yearn for certainty and answers … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Gaps

“What are you looking for?” Jesus asked the two followers of John. What I am looking has many and different names: happiness, success, eternal life, salvation, meaning, significance, contribution, fulfillment. I realize is there are a lot of gaps in … Continue reading

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What is Time?

The end of a year and the beginning of a new one always rouses thoughts about time. They say time is more precious than gold. Wealth that is lost may be regained but time that is gone will never be … Continue reading

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New Year Declarations

In today’s Gospel, John the Baptizer was asked: “Who are you?. . . . What do you say about yourself?” The start of the year is a good time to reflect on these questions. The secular world’s reply to these … Continue reading

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