I had come across an interesting quote sometime back which went something like this:
“Temptations begin at the time of our birth and remain until we die. Infact they remain for ten minutes after we die, just to confirm that we are 100% dead”.
I found this very amusing and quite true, but with a pinch of sarcasm in it. Continue reading
Famously known as Don Bosco, the life of Saint John Bosco is one of the most eventful lives a saint could have, having done extensive work during his lifetime; apart from being a priest, educator and writer he was also the founder of the “Salesians of Don Bosco” a religious institute started to help the youth during the Industrial Revolution and was the co-founder of Institute of the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, a religious congregation of nuns dedicated to the care and education of poor girls. Continue reading
‘What is God?‘ Little Thomas asked his teacher who was stumped by the five year old’s stunningly simple question and couldn’t answer. So he went on to become a Theologian to find out and that too one of the greatest. Continue reading
A holiday in Australia on a beautiful island might just be a paradise. For us it was indeed one until a fateful night, when my daughter fell from the couch and broke her hand. We had just returned our rental vehicle for two days and wanted to enjoy the remaining 5 days in this isolated wonderland. Stranded without transport, my husband ran to the only old neighbours’ next door that we recently met.
With worry and concern they rushed over and immediately called emergency services who told them to get Rebecca to the nearest health centre, the nearest being 40 kilometres away. Without hesitation they offered us the use of their car. Being on a pace maker & having taken an evening drink the husband couldn’t drive. But they accompanied us & showed us the way to the health centre all the while praying and offering us words of support. Continue reading