Personal Relationships

Are you frustrated? Hokma maybe the answer..

I was listening to a teaching on the Beatitudes and this particular one stood out,

“Blessed are the poor in Spirit for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven”.

This refers to the humility of the heart – a state where I am nothing and I have nothing but You. That’s the crux of what follows. Continue reading

Personal Relationships

Raising Children

Being a parent is by no means an easy task. The key to raising a child who is an all rounder is to establish a solid support system at home so that the child grows up satisfied with his/her achievements. I find this idea extremely challenging.

When I started my parenting journey, I questioned if this was all a big mistake. However, I slowly began to realise that I was seeing it from a different angle. The God I know doesn’t make mistakes. Since God blessed me with children, he would have also given me everything I needed to bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Continue reading

Couples

A throw back to Christmas 2016!

Every year the Chennai community has a Christmas get together but last year we decided to take the message out. We went carolling!

We visited 11 homes that accepted our invitation across Chennai to share the joy of Christmas cheer through music. The families we visited were either a part of our CLS or were the couples that missed attending the CLS. What made it even more special was, our young kids who were all below 8 years, they beautifully displayed a tableau of the Nativity scene while the older kids shared the Word of God. The Chapter servant led each family in prayer. Continue reading

Couples

Abide in My Love

Couples for Christ Chennai organised a weekend couple’s retreat based on the scripture,

“As the Father has loved me I have loved you. Abide in My love.” ~ John 15:9

The retreat was held from 23rd September to 25th September 2016, at Dhyana Ashram in Mylapore. Families across Chennai participated in the retreat. In spite of setbacks, illness and apprehensions 16 families set aside this time for God. Continue reading