Badam Leaves ~ Fr. T

Art unmatchedcreative divinebadam leavesfallen gatheredrain washedcolour splashedeach uniquevaried designrearranged… He does it all the timethis loving Godall round every timeplants flowers oceanscreatures mountainsinsects butterflies…restlessly makingmore beautiful for us… most wonderful of alleach human beingcreations bestin image likenessHis very own our grateful living:joyous responseto glory gifts He givesto glory gift He is…

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”

Being Calm

It is not easy to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure. Stress is a normal part of modern life, but if you’re often faced with stressful situations and feel panicked or overwhelmed trying to deal with them, you may benefit from learning some coping strategies that can help you to stay calm. Nowadays, simplyContinue reading “Being Calm”

5 Lessons the Storms of Life can Teach Us

Nature’s storms have a beauty of their own, even though they can be frightening and unpredictable. It’s breathtaking to see the night sky illuminated by flashes of light and watch the power of the wind sweep rain across the landscape. Storms are the perfect reminder of the power of God. No matter how far technologyContinue reading “5 Lessons the Storms of Life can Teach Us”

Find Friends who Believe in You When…

It’s important to make friendships that have depth and meaning. Friendships that contain more than going out on a Friday night to drink yourself stupid, friendships that have more complexity than going out to lunch and gossiping about other people’s lives, friendships that are more than shallow conversations you could have with just about anyone.Continue reading “Find Friends who Believe in You When…”

In a World Full of Critics, Be an Encourager

It is but natural to get completely frustrated, frazzled and fraught by the numerous opinions and suggestions on all you do from everyone around you. So many of us give up when we hear negative feedback as we work hard towards our goal. Choosing a contagious group of friends and a solid support system isContinue reading “In a World Full of Critics, Be an Encourager”

New Day’s Lyric

Poet Amanda Gorman has released a new work, just in time for the year’s end. And like her most famous poem, “The Hill We Climb,” her latest aims to uplift its listeners during a challenging time. Instagram shared a video of Gorman reciting the poem inside an empty theater. Read on for Gorman’s full poem,Continue reading “New Day’s Lyric”