Divine Drama

A sense of the divine prevailsIn human thinking everywhere;It gets expressed in many ways -As diverse as the mind will dare! [auth] Beginning from the humble stone -To mountains, rivers, trees and shrubs;From little shrines…

Pascha’s Coming: A Plea to Cease Conflicts

Dust you are and to dust, you return,Proclaim Christ in your short sojourn.Exodus from the desert of despairing disgrace,Lent shall quench you at the oasis of grace. [auth] Prayer shall reach you to the Supreme…

‘Her’ Story

Though unable to hold the expanse of the mystery,This work is a microscopic view of her Calvary.This puny effort to narrate her story,I know, won’t even at least be a summary. [auth] Sorrow fills her…

A Conversation for Conversion

[auth] When I’m full of me and none of thee,When I’m mindless to miss thy graceful glee,When I’m crippled to reach out to my near,When I’m blind to the plight of thy dear,When I’m deaf…

The Enviable Stan

I am very jealous of youYou stood tall in frailtyDeath cannot hold youCoz you were always life-giving. They wished you were deadA message of intimidation to the worldThe banner of victory is unfurledNow you are…

A Jesuit Christmas

A Jesuit Christmas is profoundly simpleExtraordinary happens in an ordinary wayGod becomes Man!Heaven and Earth are now holy!(Incarnation)[auth]A Jesuit Christmas is here and nowLocked in libraries or in open oceanHe finds Him everywhere and in…

Obscure Guest at Christmas

At a Christmas party he would not be missedHe was of common stock to be noticedSilent was his ways and deliberately obscureYet for two thousand years he continues to allure [auth] Nothing good came from…

No Christmas Please

(on hearing children are sold in Afghanistan) [auth]Christmas is about the CHILDTo be cuddled and treated mild.Today they are sold for foodHeartless can it get so crudeChristmas is about the ChildAngels gathered and smiledNow demons…