An arranged marriage

Golden rays of late morning sunlight Stream through the frosted window You look at the saris folded neatly and just right You need to choose one that will elegantly flow. Your luncheon guests will be arriving soon The ladies with their generous coat of makeup Will be waltzing into your home by high noon Dressed … Continue reading An arranged marriage

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O durian, durian!

Durian -- a fruit to love or hate Your admirers call you creamy and sweet They swoon over your unique fragrance knowing they're in for a treat For them, you're the undisputed King of Fruits who is hard to beat. Durian -- a fruit to love or hate Your haters compare you to dirty socks … Continue reading O durian, durian!

Life is sweet

Life is sweet If we strive for harmony Although of different musical notes Together, our voices can bring a beautiful song. Life is sweet If we take a moment to listen To the perfect soothing song of nature The trees, birds and waterfalls altogether in unity. (Daily prompt: Harmonize)

Tenacity, Issue 1: How blogging on WordPress introduced my mum to the world wide web

Hi folks! You must be wondering...what a strange title I've given to this post. Allow me to explain. I recently started this blog site ("Light Always") to write about my faith and life, and to date, I have published 10 posts here. Surprisingly, the ideas keep flowing easily -- which is a good thing as … Continue reading Tenacity, Issue 1: How blogging on WordPress introduced my mum to the world wide web

Few (more) things I learned from the parable of the good shepherd

Have you had moments when you are reading the Bible and you realise that God is giving you a fresh insight into Scripture which you have read before? It happened to me today as I was reading chapter 10 of the book of John where Jesus gives the analogy of a good shepherd and his … Continue reading Few (more) things I learned from the parable of the good shepherd

Sowing on good soil

In the parable of the sower, Jesus provided four examples about the way people respond to the Kingdom message. He gave the analogy of a farmer who sowed his seed. Some seed fell along the path (eventually eaten up birds); some fell on rocky places (sprang up quickly, but the plants later withered because of lack … Continue reading Sowing on good soil

Hiking in heels: My fashion faux pas

A pair of block-heeled sandals and a broken toenail was all it took to introduce me into the heady world of hiking. Any hiker (except maybe, Lady Gaga) would emphasise the importance of wearing the right foot gear to tackle the uneven hiking trails and to break any impending fall down a slippery slope (or … Continue reading Hiking in heels: My fashion faux pas