Who’s Listening

I once had a boss who answered every complaint with the words – ‘I hear what you say’. This was code for him doing nothing about it. As a result, I began to think of ‘listening’ was a very inactive verb. Yet it need not be so. For, to many in trouble, finding a listening [...]

Fresh Start

Every dawn is a fresh start.   So give yourself a break and give God one as well.    Genesis 32.24-30(NIV) 24 So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.25 When the man saw that he could not overpower him, he touched the socket of Jacob’s hip so that his hip was wrenched as he [...]

Seeing in part

Now we see only a dim likeness of things. It is as if we were seeing them in a foggy mirror. But someday we will see clearly. We will see face to face. What I know now is not complete. But someday I will know completely, just as God knows me completely. 1 Corinthians 13.2 [...]

Ongoing Moment

The photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson talked about ‘the decisive moment’.  That was the instant his lens captured an image that was both fleeting and eternal. Many of his pictures then were quirky but unrepeatable. Each was of a sliver of memorable time. We do the same with our religious experience. When someone asks us of when [...]

Millisecond to Midnight

Professor Frank Timmes illustrates the history of the universe in the scale of one year. So, the Big Bang happened on New Year’s Day. Our Milky Way Galaxy would appear in May and the Sun in September.   On this timeline, humans would start writing 15 second from the end and Columbus would discover America [...]