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


God’s Healing in my Family

You have turned my mourning into dancing; you have taken off my sackcloth and clothed me with joy.
Psalms 30:11

My family which includes my parents, my brother and I were an ordinary Catholic family who lived in the Gulf. We went for Sunday mass and prayed regularly. My parents were both God fearing Catholics and despite their busy schedules, they brought us up well. Continue reading


Parents – Singles Gathering

The occasion of the 67th Republic Day of India had another special meaning in the lives of the Porvorim Singles. It was the day of the much awaited Parents-Singles gathering, where the parents of the singles were invited for an evening of fun and fellowship. Continue reading


My Best Friend

I regard everything as loss because of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.
Phillipians 3:8

I was the perfect definition of a “Sunday Catholic“. I did the bare minimum required of me, nothing more, and nothing less. I attended Sunday mass; prayed occasionally and lived according to what I felt was the right way. Jesus was just someone whom I prayed to, that too only when I needed something. Continue reading

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