Tag Archives: Grace

Perfection

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  The day draws to a quiet close with all the perfection of a well-played concerto. It is late afternoon. The winter sun filters through the foliage of the trees that hug my home and creates dappling, moving shadows on the floor. My eyes return repeatedly to the brilliant green-gold of the view outside as I sit surfing through the… Read more »

Broken Wings (Fin)

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Continued from Broken Wings (I) and Broken Wings (II) A week after her elder sister had been married off, he had forced himself on her. She took her sister’s place who was his ‘plaything’ before Malti. He had formed an incestuous relation with his first daughter even before the child had turned ten. In that sense, Malti was luckier. She… Read more »

Expanded Consciousness

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A profound commitment to peer deeply into each moment to see how best you might discover, absorb and experience life, will open you up to experience a state of Expanded Consciousness. A state of Expanded Consciousness is created when your mind and soul co-join. This is when the experience of life meets the awareness of its fullness. The state is… Read more »

Xenoi

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  Xenos (plural Xenoi) is the Greek word for a stranger or a guest who is a friend. This guest- friend might well be a god in disguise and may possess the power to bless you and your household. Thus the Greeks have a custom of extending hospitality to all strangers because, who knows which one of them might be… Read more »

Sunday Brunch (#2)

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This week’s brunch will begin with a wound. It is best to eat the bitter dishes first so that the rest of the meal can be enjoyed in peace. This post is almost as if the universe were telling me, “Watch, notice. This is what happens when the spirit is wounded. This is the effect, take heed, beware!” Dish #1:… Read more »

When You Grow Up

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Many years ago I went to meet the head of a society which runs many educational institutions in my city. I duly arrived at her office where I was told by her secretary that the lady would not be coming to office that day. Loath to have an unproductive day, I asked the secretary where the lady lived. The unsuspecting… Read more »

Modesty Anyone?

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A friend opened a Pandora’s box inside my head today. At the crack of dawn (read 10 o’clock) she posted a status on FB asking why we seem to have lost the art of gracious giving- and what’s even worse- gracious receiving (compliments). To top it all, she asked for opinions. It is my policy never to stint when being… Read more »

You Are Beautiful

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You are incredibly, startlingly and marvelously beautiful. The most beautiful thing about you is that you don’t believe that you are. Let me prove it to you: You are a part of God and God is all beautiful, every bit of Him, including you. You are capable of giving, receiving and experiencing love. You experience begins with God’s love which… Read more »