Growing Trees

A few weeks ago we marked the World Tree Planting Day. The evening of that day the TV and Radio stations broadcast how senior government officials in collaboration with local and international NGOs marked the day by planting trees. However, the this year the message was a bit different from other years. Those who spoke urged the people that taking part in annual or occasional tree planting exercises does not mean much to the rapidly changing Earth’s climate if those trees are not natured until maturity. For many years many have participated in these type of exercises. These events only … Continue reading Growing Trees

Do not be afraid

Sunday Readings in Brief 12 BJob 38:1.8-11; Ps 107,; 2 Cor 5:14-17; Mk 4:35-41 Why are you afraid? Dear friends, today is the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time year B. As I explained previously, the Ordinary Time of the liturgical year is the season where we contemplate upon the teachings of Christ about the kingdom of God. Jesus is taking us through different aspects of the kingdom of God through his teachings and signs. Are you afraid of anything at this moment in your life? Many things bring fear in our lives for instance, A student who is waiting for … Continue reading Do not be afraid