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

Personal Relationships

Waiting on the Lord

The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him. It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD. Lamentations 3:25-26

Monday’s are the busiest days in any hospital. As I made my way to the OPD, I saw long queues of patients waiting for their turn to consult doctors of varying specialities including mine. The line was moving at a snail’s pace and while a few grumbled, the others waited patiently for their turn. Continue reading