Apr 132022
Palm Sunday 2014

I love Palm Sunday. I love making palm crosses, palm decorations. And I love the message of Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem. So what is this Palm Sunday? And what is the significance of this day? Towards the end of Christ’s time on the earth, just before he was crucified on the cross, on Palm Sunday, Jesus rode into Jerusalem on the back of a borrowed donkey’s colt. A vast crowd followed him – this [Continued..]

Mar 312022
Easter 2013

This Easter, let us not forget that it is not about fluffy bunnies and chocolate eggs, but about what Jesus did for us. Happy Easter, dear readers Well, I have been wondering what to fold this Easter and decided to redo Jared Needle’s origami cross. It is a beautiful origami to fold and the more I have folded this cross, the more I enjoy it! There are quite a few sinks, both open and closed [Continued..]

Mar 242022
Palm Sunday 2013

Here is an analysis of the beautiful hymn, ‘Ride on, ride on in majesty’, sung on every Palm Sunday: The hymn unites meekness and majesty, sacrifice and conquest, suffering and glory – all central to the gospel for Palm Sunday. Majesty is the theme as the writer helps us to experience the combination of victory and tragedy that characterizes the Triumphal Entry. – Hymnary.org 1. Ride on, ride on in majesty as all the crowds [Continued..]

Jan 022021
Happy New Year 2012

Happy New Year! I hope that this new year is a blessing to each of you. Much as I would like to not make any resolution, like Calvin, I think resolutions do help in keeping track of what I do through the year. I work in the software industry and have taken goal-setting in my stride. And it makes sense to do the same in my blog too.. So, similar to my last year’s goals, [Continued..]

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Dec 252020
Christmas Wishes

Wish you a blessed and joyous Christmas, dear readers! May the joy and peace of Christmas be with each and every one of you now and in the new year to come I read this Christmas Affirmation in a Christmas greeting that I received recently: I believe that Christmas is more than a time for parties and ornaments; it is a time for remembering Christ and the incarnation of God’s love in human flesh. I [Continued..]