Daily Devotional

A SIMPLE LIFE


My grandfather led a simple life; he was always content with whatever he received. He developed a good command of the English language as he worked with doctors and missionaries before and after India gained its independence.

After he retired, my grandfather dedicated his life to language and literature. He taught English to school children and seminary students. He wrote innumerable meditations and articles for Christian periodicals. He also wrote Christian books. His use of English helped connect me to a wider cultural understanding. At age 88, my grandfather died. From his funeral, we could see his powerful impact on ...

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