Today, India celebrated another Republic Day in remembrance of the day in 1950 when the Constitution was ratified. I reminisce back to many a Republic Day parade where we proudly went in uniform to Parade Grounds as a part of our School Band which played in the parades or with our Girl Guides (Scouts) troupe… Continue reading Viceroy’s House & India’s True Freedom
Today India celebrates its Independence Day. 70 years ago on August 15th 1947, India was formally released from British domination. India has always been deeply religious, and its National Anthem reflects this. Jesus is the God who is described in this prayer, although the poet Nobel prize winner Rabindranath Tagore did not realize it. Below, I have broken down this translation along with corresponding verses in the Bible ascribing these attributes to Jesus.
“It’s a girl!”
So began my life in a hospital located right beside a lake where unwanted baby girls were drowned, near Bangalore, India. Fortunately for me, in a country where over 50 million baby girls are missing through gender-cide, my birth mother chose life! I can only imagine the horror of life as an orphan if left abandoned after birth. I was then adopted at 10 months old, just six months after my severely traumatized six year old brother …
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Little did I know that in the next few months my life as I knew it would drastically change….for the better! I had made a choice not to date throughout my school and college years but to wait for God to lead me to my future wife whenever He knew I was ready for marriage. So, I waited!
Choosing whom or what we worship is THE most important decision any human being makes. Jesus demands that choice of us. The second most important decision is choosing a life partner. Over the past few years, Peter and I have had a chance to talk to several young people about marriage and finding a life… Continue reading Marriage – Love or Arranged – For Better, For Worse