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“A dream is not that what you see while sleeping. It is something that does not let you sleep”. — Update from Roof for the Roofless

ROOFS FOR THE ROOFLESS DR. CHANDRAN DEVANESEN RURAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE Karanai Village Dear Friends, The Work Skills Inauguration function for the 17th batch of students was held on 23rd August 2018. It was wonderful to see a large turn out … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving prayer for India

God, I pray with joy for India, land of so many faiths lifting lives into your presence and weaving the traditions of many centuries into an abundance of marigolds, lights in all darknesses, and the pigments of Holi, become the … Continue reading

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New years Greetings from Roofs for the Roofless in Chenai, India

Chandran D.S. Devanesen wrote this and it was 1982. Some of his language would be different now, but the world has not much changed: Once again as Christmas approaches my thoughts are stirred as I reflect on the meaning of … Continue reading

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Update on the Ministry of Roofs for the Roofless

I love to keep you updated on the ministry of Roofs for the Roofless in Chennai, India. I knew the founders as poets, writers for decades … and also as creators of one of the most effective, self-effacing, grace-filled ministries … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Floods

God who walks across the water, reach out your hand to the people of Nepal, of India and of Bangladesh. Come to them in food packets and medical supplies, and clean drinking water. Come in helicopter and boat and elephant … Continue reading

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Update on Roofs for the Roofless

I wanted to send out an update from Roofs for the Roofless whose work I shared last week. Please keep them in prayer as they deal with physical and political storms. Dear Friends, On 12 December2016 cyclonic storm ‘Vardah’ smashed … Continue reading

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Roofs for the Roofless — Chennai India

Each year for more than twenty I have waited each Christmas for the annual Christmas poem with its blend of incarnational theology and the politics of justice written by Savrithri Devanesen, co-founder with her husband Chadran of Roofs for the … Continue reading

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