The gospel of St. Mark 6: 1-6 presents to us the rejection of Jesus in His own country. The passage ends saying Jesus could not do many miracles due to their unbelief. It is of importance to analyse why Jesus could not enter into their lives or rather why they could not accept Jesus? The…… Continue reading Who is He?
പുന്നത്തറ, ബെന്നി. പ്രലോഭനങ്ങളേ വിട. ISBN. 978-93-81796-97-9 Book Summary: വിശ്വാസ ജീവിതത്തിലെ പ്രലോഭനങ്ങളേ തിരിച്ചറിയാനും വരുതൽ നേടുവാനും സഹായിക്കുന്ന തികച്ചും വ്യത്യസ്തമായ ഒരു ഗ്രന്ഥം. ശാലോമിന്റെ ചരിത്രവുമായി ബന്ധപ്പെട്ട നിരവധി സംഭവങ്ങളുടെ പശ്ചാത്തലത്തിൽ വിശ്വാസ ജിവിതത്തെ ഉണർത്തുന്ന ദൈവപരിപലനയുടെ കഥകൾ. ഇന്ത്യയിലെ ആദ്യത്തെ ക്രിസ്തീയ ചാനലായ ശാലോം ടി.വി. മലബാറിലെ ഒരു കുഗ്രാമത്തിൽനിന്നും സാധാരണക്കാരായ മനുഷ്യരുടെ വിശ്വാസത്തിലൂടെ രൂപം കൊണ്ട കഥ. ശാലോം ടൈംസ്, സൺഡേ ശാലോം പത്രം എന്നിവയുടെ ആരംഭ ചരിത്രം. ക്രൈസ്തവ മാധ്യമ…… Continue reading Book Review: പ്രലോഭനങ്ങളേ വിട
Interesting quote from the Jewish Scholar David Flusser Jesus is the “only Jew known to us from ancient times” who proclaimed that the “new age of salvation had already began.” (Bokenkotter Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. NY: Image Books, 2005)
“The originality of Jesus was found not so much in the novelty of his ideas (for most of them were already present in the tradition of his people) but in the way he brought them together, developed and harmonized them and above all made them real in his own life with such unparalleled intensity.” (Bokenkotter…… Continue reading Ideas
I was with this question for last few days Why did Jesus fall for three time during his journey to Calvary? Is not Jesus the Son of God powerful enough to undertake these suffering, and carry the cross without any fall? (More personal: What is it that Jesus communicating through these acts to me?)
It is quite some time that I was thinking about the guiding presence of Jesus in my life. It is very true that He is willing to guide me, but the question is am I willing to accept his guidance. Am I ready to take upon myself the challenges that He places before me. He is knocking at the…… Continue reading His guiding presence requires my willing presence
In the gospel of today we see Jesus cleansing the temple, driving out all who were making the temple a market place. So to say Jesus was restoring the Divinity of the Temple and it was a need for him to be present there. Every day in our lives (or most often) we receive Blessed…… Continue reading My Body
Jesus said to them, “…Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a nation producing the fruits of it.” (Mt. 21: 43) Are we worthy to receive the kingdom of God amidst us? Or will Jesus looking at us will say, it (kingdom of God) will be…… Continue reading Are You Worthy of the Call?
A real challenge to every Christian; more for those in power to teach and guide specially Bishop, Priests and Religious What would Jesus tell about us (Bishop, Priests and Religious) so called teachers of today!!!
Love changes everything and everyone, everyone for good and nothing in this world will ever be the same. As I listened to this song during the adoration service, I was just fascinated. Looking at Jesus I really felt, this words are 101% true. Reflecting over my life too I feel, it is love that made…… Continue reading Nothing in the World Will Ever Be the Same
If I say, “I will not mention him or speak any more in his name,” then within me there is something like a burning fire shut up in my bones; I am weary with holding it in and I cannot. ( Jer. 20: 9-10)
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
The spirituality of little love in everything made whole lot of difference in the life of St. Thereasa She did everything in love for Jesus, all that guided her was LOVE and LOVE alone Lord give us grace to love you above all things May Love transform the world…
You are invited (when I am in need) but I do not open the door. I need you but I can’t change. Look at it is plain no one can open it form out side. Often we pray, pray to the Lord for favors and graces. But often we forget that the Lord has the…… Continue reading I knock do you Open