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Good Governance

For unto us a child is born....The government shall be upon his shoulders....
A verse which has encouraged me every Christmas season. To recognize that, in the midst of all the governance challenges we grapple with, there is one who is charge or holding the governing, is comforting. Not only the governance of my life, my family's, but the organization i am part of, my nation and all the nations!
If the government is on His shoulders and he is in charge of governing, why do leaders rage and rant, why the focus of governance on some individuals rather than the one who is ultimately responsible?
And if so, what better day to celebrate as Good Governance Day than Christmas, when the one who is control of governance decided to spend some time in this poorly governed world, to show us how to govern well.
Let us join the nation in celebration of Good Governance Day, reminding each other of the entry of the one and only Good governor - the son of God into this world and our lives.
Not only on…

Home Coming....

It was a few days back this happened. There was a health camp happening in a village, taking care of those affected by the flood, as part of a relief program. Young doctors from a Medical college along with some team members from the local hospital was conducting the same. Suddenly a crowd landed up. The busy clinic was interrupted by this crowd, who were creating a ruckus saying there is “forcible conversion” and forcing the team to close the clinic. At the same time another crowd, asking that the clinic should continue. The team somehow managed to finish the work and move out fast, to avoid being manhandled. They were soon called by the District authorities and Police, because a complaint had gone on “conversion”. Other than conducting a health camp, which they have been doing for the last few weeks, in various villages affected by flood, they had not engaged in any activity. Much later they came to know what the issue was. Some of the prescription slips used had the name of the lo…