It is a beautiful life

Reflections on Scripture, ministry and life



Life is indeed beautiful, if we choose to view it that way

A Train journey with Marwadis

In the beginning itself I should state that I have had mixed feelings about Marwadis till this incident. I have met only few in my short life and all of them in the context of business. Thus my idea of… Continue Reading →

Ode to Maggi!

Maggi, you had been our inseparable companion in our hostel journeys. You have quilled our hunger pangs at any time of the day (mostly in the middle of the nights) and has made us savour your different flavours (though we… Continue Reading →

Summer-ready Rhesa

Guess who is ready to welcome the Summer, 2015: Rhesa Christabel with her shaved head. This is the second summer she is facing in her life and she is fully geared up to beat the heat. Today morning as soon… Continue Reading →

A Short Break

It was a quick break after the hectic December and all Christmas programs. Next day to Christmas we took a ferry to Manori and with the sound of the ferry the busy-ness of the city life disappeared. The three minute… Continue Reading →


Dad is finally out of the hospital. His urea and creatine levels are still high but doctors have advised him to live with it. His life will be a walk on razor edge – drinking 750 ml of water a… Continue Reading →

Glimpses of Hope

Today morning we reached the hospital at Tanjore. We went with lots of apprehension. But Dad greeted us with broad smile and he was happy to see Rhesa. From the time we reached, things were going in a positive direction…. Continue Reading →

The on-going battle

Dad’s health is oscillating. He talked to me over phone yesterday. Most of the time he was babbling. Today the results of the blood test are not encouraging. Still doctor is trying to see if the Urea and Creatine level… Continue Reading →


“Dad is not well today” mom uttered these words with a sob. Yesterday we were happy. Not only because of Easter but also because April 20th last year was the day we diagnosed my father’s kidney disease and admitted him… Continue Reading →

Kanji (Gruel)

The Parsonage was invaded on the morning of Good Friday. It was a welcome invasion. The invaders took hold of our kitchen and started┬ámaking┬ápreparations for the kanji or gruel we give after the Good Friday service every year. It has… Continue Reading →

Due Date

We are excited! The D day is approaching for Priya and this day will mark a new chapter in our married lives. Our family is going to grow. We have no doubt that the new arrival will bring a fresh… Continue Reading →

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