Eight ways to Take care of yourself

Take care of yourself. This was a topic that’s been on my mind for some time to write about. Also, these days it is a commonly heard phrase. Here in this article, you will find eight ways to take of yourself. Even better – all of it is extracted from the life of Jesus Christ.Continue reading “Eight ways to Take care of yourself”

Dialogue Without Diatribe- How can we learn to disagree without being disagreeable?

I was recently speaking at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, where I’d been asked to address the topic “Does Religion Poison Everything?” During the lecture, one student at the back of the lecture room gesticulated wildly every time I made a point with which he disagreed. At the end of the talk, thereContinue reading “Dialogue Without Diatribe- How can we learn to disagree without being disagreeable?”

Is God Against My Freedom?

One of my favorite movies is Braveheart. Who could forget that stirring speech made by Mel Gibson, playing Scottish hero William Wallace, as he motivates his troops at the Battle of Stirling Bridge with the cry: “They may take our lives, but they can never take our freedom!” Freedom is a powerful idea and probably ourContinue reading “Is God Against My Freedom?”

4 Principles for Life

  Don’t expect people will treat you the way you would like All of us want others to treat us well.  Indeed, we often do good to others with the expectation that they will reciprocate or at least be appreciative of our kindness.  Nevertheless, we need to recognize that this will not invariably occur. ThereContinue reading “4 Principles for Life”

The Word became flesh

The Word became flesh.

This is the introduction of Jesus in the gospel of John. And that is the apt description of the greatest event this world has ever seen. As the gospel says, this Word is the one who was God who in the beginning created everything which had a beginning. At the perfect timing of God, the Word was born into this world in human flesh. The world celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ as Christmas.