The Chennai Chronicles – Part 4 (Family and Final Week)

My four-part travelogue will not be complete without mentioning my wonderful family and the good times we had together. My parents and in-laws live in Chennai and that makes life easy for us...or not! My trip to Chennai in 2011 was spent shunting between the two houses! This time we had a better plan and … Continue reading The Chennai Chronicles – Part 4 (Family and Final Week)

Don’t Forget to Count Your Blessings

Count your many blessings, name them one by one. Count your many blessings, see what God has done... I remember singing this song in school and never really paying attention to the words and the powerful truth hidden in them. The power of gratitude was something alien to me, since I spent most of my … Continue reading Don’t Forget to Count Your Blessings

The Power of Prayer

I started jotting down my prayers in a journal sometime in early July this year. I was intrigued by the maid Aibileen in "The Help" who wrote down all her prayers in a prayer book. Everyone thought her prayers worked. I read about the same thing in "Write it Down, Make it Happen". So I … Continue reading The Power of Prayer