TheGodminute

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Author Archives: Sophia Lorena Benjamin

My Question to Jesus

For a long time, I was troubled over a problem. I was praying for at least three years and frankly, I worried even while praying. Through the Gospels, one aspect … Continue reading

December 20, 2021 · 4 Comments

Boost Someone’s Day

Sunday morning began with a light-hearted mood. I decided to order for some Dosa online to enjoy breakfast with a friend. For those  not familiar, a Dosa is a thin pancake or … Continue reading

October 20, 2021 · 21 Comments

Just give me the money

Back at my native place, there was a way in which the town folk would respond to a drunk. They understood that the man was misbehaving under the influence of … Continue reading

October 8, 2021 · 11 Comments

Staying Inside Matters

Recently I got a closer peek of Indian weddings while interacting with a wedding filmmaker. From what I can remember, Indian weddings have become larger and have gone grander.  Extensive … Continue reading

September 22, 2021 · 10 Comments

Why stress over the presentation?

It’s Marigold season. You can see them everywhere, gardens, parks and the markets are full of them. Long ago, we had Marigold flowers growing in our garden during the monsoon. … Continue reading

September 16, 2021 · 8 Comments

Do you think it was the Himalayan stick?

Many years back, we traveled to Northern India on holiday. Nestled among the thick forests, the snow-covered Himalayan mountains are majestic and mesmerising. The hilly charm, the cold weather, taste … Continue reading

August 6, 2021 · 9 Comments

Are you ready to announce the morning?

Goa is popular for offering a vibe comprising of sun, sand, beaches and beer. In a way, that could be true, but more from a tourist’s perspective. However, to someone … Continue reading

July 29, 2021 · 2 Comments

Would you like a Hot cup of Chai?

Last weekend, it was raining. Outside, the grey overcast sky was dull and gloomy. The cold breeze accompanied by thick rain made the surroundings damp everywhere. Inside, our little group … Continue reading

July 13, 2021 · 22 Comments

What qualifies you to possess the finest?

A father brings his epileptic child to Jesus. Seeing Jesus, the boy goes into a convulsion, falls down and starts rolling on the ground. Jesus remains calm, in no apparent hurry. … Continue reading

June 24, 2021 · 11 Comments

If this lip-smacking Portuguese delicacy could speak

There is an invaluable life lesson this Portuguese gourmet dish presents to us. ‘What appears to be a problem could be converted into a blessing.’ The key is to sort … Continue reading

June 18, 2021 · 37 Comments