What is prayer? It is an age old question that many sipitual gurus have tried explaining to us, after all what is prayer. Yet there is no one understanding of it. Fr PI Thomas during the mass explained prayer as ‘resting in God’ and I found it very meaningful this explanation. Even if we don’t…… Continue reading Prayer
It is a belief that even the most difficult moments of my life is known to God and He has arranged it for my goodness.
Often we find mistakes with ourselves and that is the way we are thought to be humble. But is the correct way of doing thing? It’s not about accepting the mistake that we commit, but about the unnecessary guilt that we place in ourselves in comparison with others and other situations. I feel all I…… Continue reading Being Myself
Its interesting to note that sufferings when accepted brings one closer to God. Putting it in other words when not accepted, suffering has no value of its own. Its take a person away from God and his fellow beings.
The communist hates God; the poet seeks God; the preacher proclaims God; the saint exhibits God. (Fulton Sheen)
While there are illegitimate parents, there are no illigitimate children. Though, difficult a fact to accept at the first sight it is very true we are the children of God. We are in his plan!!!
It is an embarrassing question, isn’t it? But the human behaviors at times asks us to raise question like this. The attack on the military school in Pakistan was one of the worst attack on humanity in the recent years. The innocent children are short dead in the name of God. It was quite shocking…… Continue reading How cruel their God will be?
It often seems to me when some people pray that there God is deaf.
“I do not attempt, O Lord, to penetrate Thy profundity, for I deem my intellect in no way sufficient there unto, but I desire to understand in some degree Thy truth, which my heart believes and loves. For I do not seek to understand, in order that I may believe; but I believe, that I…… Continue reading A Beautiful Payer
No one can love us as we want them to love us, no one can love us as we expect them to love us.
Looking into the history there are different views about the origin and the growth of this devotion. According to tradition, the concept of the rosary was given to Saint Dominic in an apparition by the Virgin Mary in the year 1214 in the church of Prouille. This Marian apparition received the title of Our Lady of…… Continue reading Holy Rosary: What and Why?
I want to tell you a dream I had some nights ago, most probably on the eve of the Assumption. I dreamed that I was at my brother’s home at Castelnuovo d’ Asti with all my boys. While they were at play, a total stranger came up to me and asked me to go with…… Continue reading The Snake and the Rosary: Dream of St. John Bosco
God said to Moses I AM WHO I AM (Ex. 3.14). The unchangeable reality, ever same. Then what are we trying to do by praying? Can we achieve the favor of God by Prayer? What does God require praise or petition? There were 2 incidents that made me reflect on this question last week. The…… Continue reading What does God require: Praise or Petitions?
You miss God because you think you know HIM
Movie Review: Noah (2014) (English) Yesterday afternoon I found some time watch the movie Noah. It is a wonderful depiction of a bible theme (the story of Noah from the Old Testament) apt for our time. We tend to accuse God for everything that happens to us, most often for the not so good things…… Continue reading I Choose to Do!!!