From India with Love

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The scorching sun beat down mercilessly, making everyone exhausted. Sweat flowed like a salty stream, bringing tears to eyes. According to Indian unwritten rules, the bus driver either drags slowly along a winding road in the mountains, or drives too >>>

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After a sleepless night in our uncomfortable “square” jeep we were not just tired – we were completely exhausted. Finally we stopped in front of the rusted iron gates. After many hours of driving on broken Orissa roads our backs, >>>

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The world was shocked by the recent persecutions in Orissa, one of the states in India. Christians living in this state faced severest persecutions from religious fanatics. Thousands and thousands of Christians had to flee and still are hiding in >>>

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A young woman is about to have her first child. Her entire family, wanting a baby boy, has offered countless sacrifices to the gods. Every Indian woman knows there is nothing more precious in life than her husband and son. >>>

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“Yea!” we thought, “It’s Monday, our day off.” To keep from wearing ourselves out, we set Monday apart as our Sabbath, a special day of rest and restoration. “We will walk to a nice park, play volleyball, and just enjoy >>>

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Almost half of the 15 million people of New Delhi, the capital of India, live in the slums. It is in the slums where rich and not so rich Indians find numerous servants for themselves. “Slummers” (people who live in >>>

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There was a woman walking in front of me. She was dressed in a bright-colored sari. Her black hair was put in a bun and decorated with very fragrant snow-white flowers.

Suddenly the woman turned back. I immediately noticed that >>>

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For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark; and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them >>>