Facing our Fears

Read Time: 2 min Have you ever been terrified of shadows? I vividly remember as a child wary to walk into any dark or dimly lit room. Whenever I wanted to take something from the room, and if I only really really needed it, I would run as fast inside, grab what I needed, andContinue reading “Facing our Fears”

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-oldContinue reading “The Good Teacher”

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 theyContinue reading “Teachers, Thank You”

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 24/7Continue reading “When Mum’s The Word”