Monthly Archives: December 2017

Breaking the Silence


Every time we impose our will on another, it is an act of violence —Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) Gandhi The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, a global campaign from 25 November through 10 December, took place this year against … Continue reading

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A Christmas Message


Christmas essentially is about a man who taught by example how to uplift and empower others and who exemplified that service to the less fortunate, the needy, voiceless and powerless is the best form of worship. And so as we … Continue reading

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God Centered


The view that we need to be ‘God fearing’ is incorrect. God does not want us to fear God; God wants us to love and adore God and make God the center of our lives. So the right term is … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Business – Suicide and Abuse Prevention


Last month the suicide by hanging of a fifty year old on the Corentyne made headlines. “Neighbours told law enforcement officials that the man seemed “down” lately but they thought nothing of it,” reported one media. Over and over and … Continue reading

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Love is not static and stagnant


Great love unaccompanied by any action creates nothing. It is the action generated by that love that creates miracles. In fact love does not exist unless it is displayed because love is not stagnant, static but active and catalytic.In effect … Continue reading

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Messenger Supersedes Message


One of the very very strange characteristic of facebook users is that the messenger rather than the message is given importance. Thus someone with status would sneeze and post it and hundreds, if not thousands would like, and gush over … Continue reading

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Action Brings About Change.


Education, in itself is never the solution for anything. Solution comes on stream when the education becomes the springboard for appropriate action. Those of us involved in social activism must grasp this essential point so that we realize that simply … Continue reading

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