We never asked for
With just a handful of days of preparation and teeming with sheer excitement for the conference, the Bangalore delegation boarded the train from Kempegowda Railway station to Goa on Thursday, 7th November at 1:30 pm. The train was scheduled to reach Hubli at 9:30 pm followed by a connecting train from Hubli to Goa at 11 pm. We were expected to reach Goa at 5:30 am. This was our first long journey as the youth group. Besides the energetic company of our formators, this schedule kept us very excited.
Well, let’s now dive into the unexpected adventures which came our way on our journey. Trust me; none of us were ready for any of those. When we planned out our travel to the conference, undoubtedly Satan too had made a master plan against us. Whose plan was better you may ask? Maybe the results will prove it. Read on to know more. Continue reading
Having gone on mission last year, I was a bit hesitant to go again this year since I had just completed my studies, and I needed to hunt for a job. Also, the thought of being unable to visit my hometown often, once I start work, longed for me to spend time with my family instead. But I had a deep desire to serve ever since I encountered Christ 7 years ago. Keeping all of it in prayer I surrendered to God and finally decided to go for the summer mission in West Bengal. Continue reading
Many times when we lift up our prayers and offerings to our King, they may be tainted with our self-love, like the distractions or sleepiness that come our way when we pray. But when we offer them to Jesus through the hands of our Queen, she purifies and embellishes them and presents them to our King with her own hands and with all the love in her heart. Continue reading
How many times do I claim to be a know it all, or a ‘Google it all?’ How many times have I searched my symptoms on the internet and found out that I have a cancer of the throat, blood, skin and every organ of my body? In a similar manner, what about the teachings of the Catholic Church? Do I claim to be a ‘know it all’ or ‘a search it all’? Continue reading