In the month of March 2018, I had decided to go for one of the CFCI Youth Summer Growth Programs, which was held in West Bengal from 15th to 20th May 2018. While traveling to North India, one must have a basic knowledge of Hindi, as it is one of the common languages spoken in this region. Having studied Hindi as my second language for fourteen years, anyone would have thought I’d have mastered the language by now, but that was not the case with me. Continue reading
A year ago, during the Full-Time Worker’s recollection retreat that I attended in May, I had the opportunity of having a one to one with our country servant, and ever since then, I’ve been focusing more on the Holy Spirit. Since then my eyes have been opened to the working of the Holy Spirit in my life in so many areas that before, I took for granted. I’ve shared before on some virtues that He has helped me with, especially the gifts of temperance and patience. But here, I’d like to share on something different. Continue reading
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
~ 2 Timothy 1:7
Right from childhood and as far as I can remember, I’ve been a complete introvert and an extremely timid person. As I grew up, my timidity only increased to an extent that it even hampered my relationships with people. Meeting a new person or even meeting a relative after a long time would make me anxious and uncomfortable. Very often, when my uncles and other family members visited from overseas, I would shy away or try to make excuses to not have to meet and speak with them. Continue reading