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
Initially, I decided not to go for the conference due to the increase in my work load caused by GST. At work, I handle everything single handedly since I am the only staff without an assistant. As the conference was approaching, Julius, the delegation head called me to check if I was attending the conference. I told him I wasn’t sure since I had a heavy work-load, with 20th August being the last day for payment of GST, but if there was a change in plan, I would let him know. After a few days, Julius called me once again and this time I said I needed some more time to decide and that my leave was not yet granted. Without deciding whether I was going for the conference or not, I participated in “Frame that”. I also started attending practices for the competitions; Praise parade and Broadway talent. Finally, I decided to register for the conference. Continue reading
Since I completed my CLS in June 2017 at the Margao Chapter, this was going to be my first Singles Conference
My parents have been a part of the Charismatic Renewal all their lives, as a result of which I attended retreats every year since the age of 7. Continue reading
It’s really never too late to start anew
I joined the CFCI Singles community around 4 years ago, and since then it has been a fruitful and exciting journey. 4 years down the line when I look back, I regret the time I wasn’t a part of this community. Most of my friends were, and they kept telling me to join each year they had a CLS – but for some reason I kept giving them excuses, until I finally agreed to go for it. I am so happy that I ran out of excuses and I agreed to join, as since then I have never regretted this decision. Continue reading