Faith at Work

Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy

Be merciful just as your Father is merciful. Luke 6:36

What draws us to the throne of God’s mercy? Scripture tells us, that many people were drawn to Jesus – the Apostles, Zacchaeus and other unwanted and unlovable people – the blind, the lame, lepers, tax collectors, prostitutes etc. The Pharisees and scribes too were drawn to Jesus, but for reasons other than His mercy. Ironically, these very people (like us too) were as much in need of God’s mercy, as the people they despised. Continue reading

Personal Relationships

No man is an island

The person who said “No man is an island” really knew what he was talking about. We were not created to be alone. Our life on earth is studded with relationships of various kinds – husband/wife; parent/sibling; sibling/sibling; man/relatives; man/friends; employer/employee; boss/subordinate; master/servant and so on – apart from which, we have acquaintances with whom we also have relationships of a more superficial kind. Continue reading