Yesterday here in India I saw a jarring pair of articles on top of each other in the Hindustan Times. The first detailed a report on the rise last year in persecution of Christians in some states in India, according to the Mumbai-based Catholic Secular Forum. In Uttar Pradesh, the largest state in India with… Read More Beware of a Church too close to political power
Tomorrow across the USA, and perhaps globally, the movie Silence will open in broad release. I am on my way to Asia as I write this post, and hoping to see it soon. In case you missed my two previous posts on this movie, based on a book by Japanese novelist Shusako Endo, I’m expecting… Read More Is Anything Worth Dying For?
Have you ever been wounded by experiences in education? Perhaps through a teacher who called you stupid. Or being punished for thinking out of the box with a creative flair. Or being bullied in a variety of ways. Some of our greatest areas of pain can be through something called “Educational Wounding”, even if it… Read More Have you felt the pain of “Educational Wounding”?
Welcome to 2017!! My last post of 2016 was on how we carry pain, and it was the most viewed in the 18 months since I started blogging, at over 810 views so far. (See it at ‘Fences’: What do you do with pain entering 2017? ) Not sure what it means that a post on pain… Read More Empty Canvas waits before the Painter