Personal Relationships

Heartfelt Reflection

The heart, known as one of the most important parts of the human body unceasingly pumps life giving blood to every part of our being. Every vein brings with it impure blood straight to the heart and every artery that springs forth faithfully carries pure blood to every part, no matter how big or small. It is the life source of the body and if it stops, the body stops with it. Continue reading

Sharings

Called according to His purpose

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts and your ways are not my ways, declares Yahweh.” Isaiah 55:8

By the sheer Mercy of God I was led to the Catholic Church and baptized in 2012. I was very eager to share and minister the Word of God. There was a Church in the US, offering training in various ministries and I was all set in my heart to take it up. In order to get guidance and permission I visited the priest in my parish and he informed me that, it is not recommended for me as it might mess up my understanding of Faith. (It was a Protestant Church). I did not understand this nor did I want to because that’s all I wanted to do but I respected his decision. Continue reading

Faith at Work

The Defects of Jesus

Today’s world is so hell bent on perfection that even a tiny defect is viewed with disdain.

Top brands reject clothes with small flaws, parents abort babies with structural imperfections, pilots are dismissed with even negligible visual failings, army recruits are not selected even if they have insignificant health issues and the list goes on. In short, the world has grown to despise and hate defective people and things.

It is at such a time that the world needs a “defective” role model. Who better to look to than Jesus Christ himself? This statement may shock you, as it did the Roman Curia when Archbishop Francis Van Thuan preached the spiritual exercises in 2000 and among many other things spoke of the 5 defects of Jesus Christ.

So let us learn more about our “defective” Lord. Continue reading

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Abide in my Love

Abide in my Love

We invite you to a weekend retreat to renew your love for Christ. This is a live-in retreat organised by Couples for Christ Chennai, scheduled to take place between 23 to 25 September, 2016 at Dhyana Ashram Chennai. The theme for the weekend is ‘Abide in My Love‘ drawn from the Bible verse.

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