Personal Relationships

Death Cleaning

A rather intriguing title comprising of 2 topics that most of us dislike: Dying and Cleaning. Yet, the only thing that none of us can change is the fact that we will die one day. So what then is the meaning of this term ‘death cleaning’? Continue reading

Personal Relationships

Reflecting God’s Family

For this reason, I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is name, that according to the riches of his glory… [that you may] know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
~ Ephesians 3:14, 15 &19

Marriage and Family were created by God (Genesis 1:27-28, Genesis 2:22-24), so that we His people could live as he does, in love and unity and reflect His presence in the world by the way we live as a family. Through this, we see that God has a clear vision and purpose for Christian families Continue reading

Personal Relationships

Christmas, for Life’s every Season

Believe it or not, Christmas is almost here. You can gasp all you want and wonder where the last eleven months went; but, friend, time did pass and you are here now, in the season of advent. For some of you, 2019 may have been a year of mostly fond memories and hence, you are probably thrilled that the season of carols and calories is finally here. You are most likely eager to give and receive gifts to loved ones, excited to go for midnight mass and enthusiastic to post these happy memories on Instagram. Oh! tis the season. If you’re in this category of people, then consider yourself fortunate and give thanks to the Lord for blessing you thus far. Continue reading

Personal Relationships

Stress Busters: When it’s hard to Pray

The Holy Eucharist, the five decades of the rosary and an hour before the blessed sacrament give us the strength to face the day. But while all of us aspire to be perfect in these spiritual disciplines, there are always times when it’s hard to really kneel down and focus on the beads of the rosary or the daily readings.

Sounds familiar? To me it does. It was at times like this that I came up with the six stress busters that one can use when prayer is hard. Continue reading