Behind the Mission

Behind The Mission: Ten Lemons

May I please have ten lemons on credit?” I looked the lemon walla (vendor) in the eye with what I hoped conveyed a mixture of confidence and reliability. “With the money problems, I can’t take money out of the bank,” … Read More »

New Year – Bend 

When the storm comes Will you reject the rain If it falls not soft If it falls not tame When the wind blows And calls your name Will you run in fear Will you hide in shame Are you strong … Read More »

Beauty In The Gift. 

“Sow your seed in the morning, and at evening let not your hands be idle, for you do not know which will succeed whether this or that, or whether both will do equally well. Ecc11:6   I have struggled hard … Read More »

Kids Leaving Home.

“I am in all the places in which I’ve left my heart.” Marina Sofia We’ve had the luxury of keeping our four children in close proximity all these years in India, till now. I say luxury, because so many people … Read More »

Walking With Our Women: Sangeetha

“How awfully fine he looked! A regular landlord with clean linen and swell shoes!  They were no common stuff!  His wife, at all events, knew how to keep the pot boiling” L’Assommoir By Emile Zola I had just come back … Read More »