Testimonies

Power that Christ gives me

“Amkam xokti diunk Jezu asa” Fil.4:13
“I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength” Phil 4:13

I have been a part of the community of CFCI for a while now, and through it, I have experienced unity, love and a great desire to serve people. I would like to share with you about this aspect of service and the zeal that God has given me to carry out his mission of reaching out to the poor, in the flesh. Continue reading

Testimonies

Anything and everything is possible with God

On the 8th of May 2016, my son, Lloyd met with an accident while riding pillion on a motorbike. He was returning home with his friend when they were blinded by the headlights of an oncoming car. In order to avoid the glare, the rider swerved to the left, but Unfortunately there was a buffalo sitting on the road. They crashed into it and Lloyd was flung off the bike. He fell and injured his vertebral column (C6, C7, and T1), but God is good! Had the injury been a little higher than that, he probably would have ended up in a vegetative state. Continue reading

Couples

District Consultative Assembly – Goa

This year, our community went through the rigorous exercise of electing our leaders, thereby cementing them for the next 6 years. My spouse and I were privileged to be part of the Electoral College at Pedro Arrupe Retreat Centre in Raia. We were elected by a democratic process which was like any others. Needless to say, we were honored to represent our community and elect our new Sector Heads and District Head. At this point, we were blissfully unaware of what was yet to come at the three-day in-house retreat. 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