Faith is not knowledge!

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Faith is not the human act of merely consenting to theological knowldge but it is the divine act of submitting both our Intellect and Will to God's revelation. If the Intellect alone is employed, knowledge remains simply as true and good life-giving information. It does not transform our life nor does it give life. Faith without action is dead. Jam 2:26 Will is the faculty of the soul which seeks to love that which is known. And 'loving' is not simply liking the information but the act of becoming what we have come to know. In other words loving is to freely act upon the information in such a way that knowledge becomes a living experience. If I come to know that in order to sustain my life I must drink water and if I do not act on this information and drink water, this knowledge does not do me any good.  In order for my faith to be active and alive, my Will has to be in harmony with the Intellect. It also means both my Intellect and Will should be surrendered to God. The di

Why is today so different

This poem was written soon after the birth of my first born

Today is so different
Sun rose with a shiny grin
Moon doesn't seem to disappear
Stars remain shimmering
Why is today so different

Clouds are milky, Sky so bright
Dew drops shine on every bloom
Butterflies fly in hundred hues
Birds are singing lullabies
Why is today so different

Heaven dropped a bubble
It floated like a feather
In there I saw, wrapped in gold, my son
Eyes so tiny, hands too small
These little feet so much like mine

WHY NOT TODAY BE DIFFERENT
JOSEPH, MY JOY, IS BORN ON THIS DAY

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