Treating People Right

By mistake his Phone rang in Church during Mass… The Priest scolded him … After prayers, the congregation admonished him for interrupting the silence. His wife lectured him on his carelessness until they got home. One could see the shame, embarrassment n humiliation on his face !! He has never stepped into the Church everContinue reading “Treating People Right”

Does Solitude Help With Personal Growth?

When we hear the word solitude, we probably jump right to feeling like we’re the odd man out or that we’re being isolated from others. Granted, after the lockdown and stay-at-home orders, the definition of isolation now includes phrases like remote work and distance learning. Pandemic aside, the word solitude seems to be synonymous with feelings of loneliness for most ofContinue reading “Does Solitude Help With Personal Growth?”

What Sparks a Light in You?

Do you know what ‘sparks a light in you?’ Are you aware of what makes you feel excitedly creative, awakened, full of life and energy, brimming with enthusiasm and passion? When you start to do the things that you truly love, it wouldn’t matter whether it is Monday or Friday; you would be so excitedContinue reading “What Sparks a Light in You?”

Fallen Leaves ~ Fr. T

Fallen badam leaves scattered on the ground carelessly.Soon to be swept away to garbage.I wandered among them searching, selecting, picking up,putting together… The three in the centre are long ago dried up pipal leaves… also very beautiful… flip flit float fallfatal end now stayedpicked purposefullyas art hand propelsto wild expanse beyond arranged then mystic shapegraciousContinue reading “Fallen Leaves ~ Fr. T”

Moving on from Guilt

Over the course of our lives upto this point, we all have probably done a few things we regret. Mistakes are normal to human growth. Still, the guilt that creeps in and stakes out space in your consciousness can cause plenty of emotional and physical turmoil. You might know guilt best as the nauseating twistContinue reading “Moving on from Guilt”

Success & Growth Look Different for Everyone

My wife loves plants and when I saw this quote I recalled a lot of what I see in our garden. Some plants grow outward first while other spend months growing roots before they are able to show any fruit.some plants grow outward first while other spend months growing roots before they are able toContinue reading “Success & Growth Look Different for Everyone”

Change Your Story

We often limit ourselves by deciding we can’t do something before we even try.  These limiting beliefs may lead us to ask ourselves, “Why bother?” or tell ourselves, “This is silly.” When we do this, we are effectively telling ourselves the answer is “no” before we even ask the question. When we do that, we’veContinue reading “Change Your Story”

Stop Trying to Change People Who Dont Want to Change

Its hard to watch a friend or family member struggling with a problem or making bad decisions. You naturally want to help. You want to make the lives of your friends and family members easier and more joyful. You want to fix their problems and relieve their suffering. Trying to keep a loved one outContinue reading “Stop Trying to Change People Who Dont Want to Change”