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

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The Gift of Tongues

A year ago, during the Full-Time Worker’s recollection retreat that I attended in May, I had the opportunity of having a one to one with our country servant, and ever since then, I’ve been focusing more on the Holy Spirit. Since then my eyes have been opened to the working of the Holy Spirit in my life in so many areas that before, I took for granted. I’ve shared before on some virtues that He has helped me with, especially the gifts of temperance and patience. But here, I’d like to share on something different. Continue reading