Category Archives: Spirituality

Forgiveness In The Time Of Advent

Autumn leaves can be breathtaking in their explosion of wild colors. Somehow, falling leaves in Autumn remind me of the Advent hymn Rorate Coeli: Drop down dew, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain down the Just One. … Continue reading

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Gratitude And Generosity

Thanksgiving is all about gratitude for all our blessings. So much to be thankful for. Generosity is the natural companion and complement to gratitude. Life is indeed a great blessing we should be thankful for. Unmerited, unexpected, unasked for. To … Continue reading

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Saint Francis And The Wolves

Today is the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi. There is a tendency today of reinterpreting the words of the Gospel into more acceptable and palatable manner, thereby diluting and even ‘sanitizing’ the original Gospel message. Here is one person … Continue reading

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Thorny Flowers

It has been a weekend of pain and suffering, brought about by anger, violence and hatred. Las Vegas. Edmonton. Marseille. Before those, Charlottesville. London. Barcelona. How can we keep on inflicting pain and suffering on one another? We humans are … Continue reading

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Something Small

Sometimes, all it takes is something small to make something big happen. A smile can lead to a lifetime together. A handshake can seal a deal. A reaching across can heal divisions. In his book “Small is Beautiful”, E.F. Schumacher … Continue reading

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Forbearance

Goodness and kindness are not the monopoly of Christians nor of believers. A sense of the sacred has been with man since he first stood awe-struck in wonderment at the presence of some ineffable mystery. I try to imbibe all … Continue reading

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The Sound Of Silence

I love silence and I enjoy spending moments of silence. Given I choice, I would a quiet nature scene to a noisy and bustling mall. Sound is as natural to men as breathing. Life is richer because of music, laughter … Continue reading

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