Why does Easter matter?

Easter Eggs. Yes, Easter eggs were what struck me about Easter. Who would not remember those tasty and colourful little egg-shaped confectionaries handed over to children on Easter day? Kids looked forward to an Easter egg because when their tiny hands broke the shell, they would be in for a surprise, for inside the candyContinue reading “Why does Easter matter?”

Hope

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 picture of the dark light hanging with the glowing lamps, the dead lamp reminded me of a person without hope. AsContinue reading “Hope”

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 transferred from their Government High School in Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu. The students were heartbroken about their teacher’s transfer, and they refused toContinue reading “Teachers, Thank You”

Surprised by Love

My daughter and I went shopping. As I looked through the clothes that hung precariously on the hangers, a pretty 5-year-old girl popped out of nowhere. With short black hair that sported a fringe and wearing a beautiful dress, she smiled and asked me in a charming voice, “Aunty, did you see my sister?” SurprisedContinue reading “Surprised by Love”