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From Distress to Smile

From Distress to Smile

Elizabeth Varghese, married and with two children, is an educator by profession. She was born and brought up in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, before moving to Delhi where she now lives and teaches children with special educational needs.

Giving time to the less fortunate

Giving time to the less fortunate

Inspired by the words of Pope Francis, on the occasion of the Year of Mercy, Rohan, an engineering student, and Joel, a young professional, recently made some visits to the less fortunate in Mumbai. Both are surprised by what they saw.

From Mumbai to Pope Francis

From Mumbai to Pope Francis

Joshua Gomes is a Mass Media student at Mumbai University. He recently travelled to Rome to participate in an international congress on “The Ecology of the Human Person and His Environment”.

In the Heart of the Home

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In the Heart of the Home

The goal of the recent Art of Living Conference in Manila was to help people see "work in the home as a service to their family, which can be...

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“I have learned to become a little child of God”

Our will, strengthened by grace, is all-powerful before God. If, for instance, as we travel in a bus, we are struck by the thought of so many offences against God and say to Jesus, backing our words with our will 'My God, I wish I could make an act of love and reparation for every turn of the wheels carrying me', in that very instant, in the eyes of Jesus, we really have loved him and atoned just as we desired. Such 'nonsense' is not pushing spiritual childhood too far: it is the eternal dialogue between...

... the innocent child and the father doting on his son: 'Tell me, how much do you love me?'... And the little lad pipes out: 'A mil-lion mil-lion ti-mes!' (The Way, 897)

In our interior life, it does all of us good to be quasi modo geniti infantes, like those tiny tots who seem to be made of rubber and who even enjoy falling over because they get up again right away and are once more running around, and also because they know their parents will always be there...

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