18 Mar NO SOUL IS TOO FAR GONE!
I happened to travel through the roads of Raipur to Rajnandgaon in October for my brother’s wedding reception. It was around 9.30 pm. We got to know we are going to be late as the four-lane road was made into a two-lane road; the other two lanes paving way for people who would walk to a hilltop temple at Dongargarh in Rajnandgaon during Navratri.
I had seen people in their 40s and 50s taking such walks to Palani in Tamil Nadu. Least did I expect young teenage girls and boys, with backpacks walking barefoot on highway roads so late in the night! For most of them there was no religion involved in this. They were doing it for the fun and adventure involved! I was so disturbed passing hundreds of such youngsters!
I closed my eyes for a while and cycled back my thoughts to when I was a teenager. Even I was in vain pursuit for the things of this world, but I always knew the true living God and there were so many people around to remind me of God’s love. In my teenage
We celebrated Christmas a month ago. How privileged are we to worship a God who chose to leave the heavens and come down in search of us… sinners, to save us. Unfortunately here – not somewhere in some part of the world but in our very own country, thousands of young students are still wasting their precious life in pursuit of the vain trappings set by Satan.
That day, we as
Later in the month of November, the killing of John Allan Chau, an American missionary by the Sentinelese tribe, hit the news. I got to read a copy of his final letter to his family and it said, “You guys might think I am crazy in all this but I think it’s worth it to declare Jesus to these people”. He also
Evangeline Ann Daniel, Chennai, pursues her PhD in the National Institute of Research in Tuberculosis, Chetpet, Chennai. She loves ministering among students.