• Reflection

    Why Work?

    The worth of a work is not measured by how much money the person made but how worthy is the thing that is made. Dorothy Sayers wrote an article ‘Why Work?’ during World War II. The piece is still relevant for our day and society. It is interesting that such a wonderful piece of writing should be available for about 70 years which could have revolutionized the way we work and yet we continue to have such poor attitude to work. She explained work as ‘a creative activity undertaken for the love of the work itself…for the sake of doing well a thing that is well worth doing’. The reason…

  • Reflection

    The sweetness of faith

    I’m so grateful that I have found and have been experiencing faith. It is not just a head belief but it also tastes sweet. ..An inner peace in times of war. A feeling of hope in times of grief. Selfless surrender in times of greed. Love in return of hatred. What other force or source in the world can provide that? Today is World Health Day (April 7) and as I was coming home from work (early to attend a wedding), I began to think of this year’s theme: Depression. My mind went to those who suffer depression and I thought of my own life. A powerful phrase came to…

  • Reflection

    Why I believe

    I had my times of doubt even though I have never considered renouncing my faith. The doubt was like a background noise, soft as a whisper but it was there…. I think faith is not the absence of doubt. But there can be doubt/faith in the midst of faith/doubt…When put together, it makes perfect sense. But it is not only pleasing to the mind. It allows me to wake up in the morning and look forward to each day with hope. That is why I believe I had my times of doubt even though I have never considered renouncing my faith. The doubt was like a background noise, soft as…