Falling asleep to the squeaking of the Singer sewing machine may not have been an ideal way to turn in for the night, but in our household it had always been the comforting sound of security. As long as my
The day he asked me out, on 16th August 2012, he quoted these words to me, “Wanna pack your bags, something small Take what you need and we disappear Without a trace we’ll be gone, gone The moon and the
It began at an airport, standing awkwardly close to a half dozen strangers, as we all pressed forward toward the door of the airplane. “We’ve landing and are deboarding,” I texted my boyfriend, resisting the urge to follow it will
“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” Mahatma Gandhi According to Harsh Mander, an author and activist, seventy percent of India is poor. “India’s poor face many exiles.
Chennai hit by worst rain in 100 years. Chennai submerged. Airport shuts down. Non-stop torrential rains ravage the southern city of Chennai. As I read these headlines my heart sank. The first few days of December seemed like an unending
Since I was a little girl, I’ve had a dream to visit Paris at Christmas, a dream of ancient streets wrapped in snowy silence and midnight mass at the Cathedral of Notre Dam, a dream of a truly “Joyeux Noel”. I
No, no, no. This could not be happening. “Please,” I begged. I was surrounded by a crowd of girls, pushing me toward the front. “Please don’t!” But it was too late. We had stopped at the top of a cement staircase,
So 2015 has begun in crisis mode for us as a family; which has brought my “word” for the year into sharper focus and is handing me countless opportunities to put it into practice. My word for 2015 is Love.