You Raise Me Up – A Song of Faith and Hope

You Raise Me Up – A Song of Faith and Hope

If there is one song that has never failed to pick me up whenever I was down and has helped me believe in the promise of spring whenever I was in the midst of my darkest winters, it is this classic – You Raise Me Up originally composed by Irish-Norwegian duo...
Give Your Best Anyway – Mother Teresa

Give Your Best Anyway – Mother Teresa

The verses below reportedly were written on the wall of Mother Teresa’s home for children in Calcutta, India, and are widely attributed to her. Some sources say that the words below were written on the wall in Mother Teresa’s own room. In any case, their...
The Rainbow In Your Pocket

The Rainbow In Your Pocket

When I was a young lad I remember this one incident when I came across the Rainbow Man for the first time. It was the start of our summer school holidays and we were boarding a plane bound for our village. We were one of the first to board and once I took my seat, I...
Dinner is served!

Dinner is served!

Alan Alda, the endearing and famous actor of the classic M*A*S*H series and now an active Science advocate was in Australia recently to inaugurate the World science festival in Brisbane. During that time he addressed the National Press Club of Australia. Titled...
A Sailor and the Sea

A Sailor and the Sea

These blue waters have a hold over me that I cannot describe. Tranquil at times, turbulent at others, here is nature in it’s virgin splendour. I’ve caught myself many a times gazing dreamily into the watery depths and the waters seem to reflect back my...

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