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Talk to me about the truth of religion and I’ll listen gladly. Talk to me about the duty of religion and I’ll listen submissively. But don’t come talking to me about the consolations of religion or I shall suspect that you don’t understand.1 When I was 12, I got into a bad accident. My family […]

The cynical side winks, knowing smirks, throwback references and dead-pan jokes that are hallmarks of post-modern culture are being ever so politely nudged aside by an emerging re-appreciation of old-fashioned sincerity and the pleasures of simply playing it straight… No dark themes or disturbing notions. No blatant attempts at inserting a mega dose of girlish […]

I told my sister I was angry with God. But when I sat down in ado to talk to God properly for the first time since the accident, I realise I wasn’t really angry. I was disappointed. I was resigned. Because I know that my questions will remain unanswered, the ‘signs’ I receive will remain […]

There used to be a time when I thought to myself, if I just had one superpower – something cool like telekinesis or teleportation or telepathy or tele-someotherthing – I’d be perfectly happy and wouldn’t ask God for anything else in the world ever again. What happened to make my prayers so much more prosaic? Law School ‘Growing […]

We watched the play ‘Freud’s Last Session’ last night. Amazing script. The way it weaved the psychoanalysis and the theology was quite phenomenal. Anyway, this is what I should have written last night: I heard faint whispers of this last night while thinking what to write. Which irritated me immensely that I couldn’t just take […]

Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom can we go? You have the words of eternal life.” – John 6:68 Zomg. I feel cheated. I memorized Psalm 151:3 for today. Then I realized only just now that Psalm 151 is part of the Apocrypha. I thought it was part of the Deuterocanonical books. Zz. K la […]

A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will remove from your body the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.  – Ezekiel 36:26 When the Tin Man asked the Wizard of Oz for a heart, the Wizard gives him a silk […]