Sharings

God’s not done with me yet!

I was raised in a closely knit family, where we were what the world considered a good Catholic family. We attended Sunday mass together and prayed the rosary daily. My parents joined the CFCI Community when I was very young. Even at that age, I could definitely sense the change in our family. Eventually, my sister joined the community, too, and I saw a major transformation in her as well. I could hardly wait to see what the community had in store for me. The moment I completed my intake camp and joined the Youth I was blessed with such zeal and love for both Christ and the community, and I knew then that there was no turning back because Christ had captured my heart. Continue reading

Sharings

A Little Flower for a Little Girl

If I were to introduce myself, it would go somewhat like this: I am impulsive, sensitive, stubborn, silly, love all that is yummy to my tummy (or rather my tongue) and would do my best to bring joy to the people I truly care about. However, I’m not here to share about myself, but about a little saint who in a few ways was like me, and in other ways, inspired me to desire something greater. That little saint is Saint Therese-the Little Flower whom I was briefly introduced to in school and again more concretely about 4 years ago through reading her autobiography “The Story of a Soul”. Continue reading

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Language isn’t a Barrier

In the month of March 2018, I had decided to go for one of the CFCI Youth Summer Growth Programs, which was held in West Bengal from 15th to 20th May 2018. While traveling to North India, one must have a basic knowledge of Hindi, as it is one of the common languages spoken in this region. Having studied Hindi as my second language for fourteen years, anyone would have thought I’d have mastered the language by now, but that was not the case with me. Continue reading