Views on Life

As a human being I am concerned about my surroundings and would like to share my thoughts on some of the issues that disturb me or interest me or just get me thinking. Below are some of them. 

Valuing trees

It is when the sun shines bright,and the heat drains our energy,that we value the tree in all its Majesty. The ones with the dense canopiesare the ones in demand.Especially if the wait is going to be … More


As I recall our childhood summer holidays I hope our kids get to enjoy theirs as much as we did.  The berry bushes in the dense green foliage on the hillocks may now be replaced by concrete … More

Drumstick tree – superfood

Drought resistant Moringa Oleifera tree,  You belong to the Indian Moringaceae family. We prepare meals with your flowers and leaves,  While your fruit lends charm to our curries. You may tower over other plants like a lark, But … More

Eagles, high and mighty

Living in a village surrounded by trees, one gets to enjoy nature and it’s wonders.Eagles visit us often, albeit a few meters above our heads. But, it is the first time in the last six years that … More

All they want is love

His father was leaving on work and he missed him.His face saddened and his eyes filled to the brim. As the tears rolled down his cheeks,they washed away the dirt that looked as if collected for weeks. … More

Nature- God’s painting

I enjoy sitting in our verandah and just admiring natures beauty. It brings about a sense of calm…a breath of fresh air in my hectic day. A little time to reflect before a “mama” takes me back … More

Our new landscape

As I sit at our bedroom window, and look out at the garden and the trees beyond, I can’t help but wonder how long the little beauty we have left in Goa will last. We are cutting … More

Love one another as I have loved you

When you say ‘love one another as I have loved you’,do you mean give my life for others and carry a cross like you too? I want to do so, but fear grips me…I have seen many … More

God loves us…a poem about hope

God loves us, we all knowYet in His love we don’t seem to grow He gave us all things beautifulYet we are so ungrateful Destroying all things including forests denseBlaming Him for the consequence Blind we are … More