The Good Teacher

Read Time: 2 min “No one in this world is born by accident!” he exclaimed.  The students stared wide-eyed as the Botany teacher continued, “God has sent each one of you into this world with a purpose”.   It has been over three decades, yet his words of affirmation continue to echo.   Seated among those sixteen-year-old […]

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Read Time: 2 min A few days ago we blew the fuse of one of our ceiling lamps.  Our family’s ardent photographer clicked a photograph of the lamps.  As I was looking at the photograph of the dark lamp hanging with the glowing lamps, the dead lamp reminded me of a person without hope.  As […]

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There are many things we can be thankful for…….even during tough times. The songwriter, Johnson Oatman Jr. writes, Count your blessings; Name them one by one. Count your blessings; See what God hath done. Count your blessings; Name them one by one. Count your many blessings; See what God has done. Take a moment to […]

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Teachers, Thank You

In 2018 the image of a 28-year-old young man held tightly by a group of sobbing students caught the eyes of the media.  They were holding back their beloved English teacher Bhagawan who was being transferred from their Government High School in Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu.  The students were heartbroken about their teacher’s transfer and they […]

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When Mum’s The Word

She was five months into her pregnancy when she was warned that she was at a high risk of losing her baby. At the doctor’s advice, she agreed to spend the next 90 days on a tilted bed with her feet above her head in a hospital bed. She ate, read and watched television 24/7 […]

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A Woman’s Worth

A Whatsapp video was making the rounds.  A young girl walks into an elevator and closely following behind her walks in a man too.  Even before the door could shut, the man swings his right arm and hits the girl on her face.  He grabs the handbag from the stunned girl, repeatedly punches and kicks […]

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