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By Fr. Bobby Jose Kattikad
Roman Catholic Priest in the Order of Friars Minor Cupuchin

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AXntep efnXamb, Kuchamb Nne NphSpshpI Cu s\mbpImev km[ns FpXmWv Fmhpw thnbp X]kv Biwk. B hmsmv Xebn InStms. Emotional Heigene \Xm Ipsd A[nIw hnImcfpsS Hub Bbnv \psS Xetmdpw a\pw PohnXhpw Hs amdnbnpmImw Nne s]mSnao\pIsfpdnv ]dbmdpv. Ah Hcp sNdnb Isb hngppp. ao sNdpXmbXpsImpw IbpsS ]pdtmSv ITn\ambXpsImpw AXns\ Atmv s]mSnsSpm\mbnv Cu sImpao\n\v km[npn, Blcnm ]pn. ASpsXv kw`hnpp. CXn\Itv AXp hngpnb AtX I AXn\Incpv AXns\ hngpnb aos\ `nv ]Xps ]Xps hepXmIpp. Adnpw AdnbmsXbpw Hs \ DntesSpp Fm \Xm hnImcfptSbpw ^ekvXnXn CXp XsbmWv.

Eating from inside. AXv ssImImw Ipt_m[amImw, shdpmImw, {Iaw sXnb aaXIfmImw, BknIfmImw. \apv Emotional Heigene Bhiyapv. tbip DS\ofw B hmp ]dbm Xmcysncpp: Be Clean. ]e Xcnep ]e taJeIfnep Cleaning C\nbpw kmyamWv. AXntep Hcp hnfnbpv Fv apJhpc ]dnv t\mpIme hnNmcfntev {]thinphm\mWv IcpXpXv.

Fn\mWv s\mbv? Ipcnntev GIm{KamIm\mWv B Imew \apv BhiyamIpXv. Iqcnntev FXnt\m DNnXambXv {IqinX\ntev GIm{KamIpI FXmWv. a\pjys hyk\fntev t\mpI FXmWv {][m\s Hcp t\mp hnNmcw. ]e hyk\fmWv a\pjypXv. SOS Fp ]dbp Hcp Code Dsm. SOS is a Morse code distress signal hmkvXhn AXpambnv Imcyamb _sampw Csnepw ]noSv AXn\p ]e Versions DmIppv. Save our Soul, Save our ship Fsms AXn\v hIt`Z sNppv a\pjys CSs]S Bhiyap FmbnSpw AXv Hcp ssien Bbn amdn. Hcp prescription FgpXptm t]mepw medicine t]cpI Hs ]dnv Xmsgbmbnv thZ\psn thZ\bpsS Hcp sNdnb acpv Ipdnpshbvpw. SOS thZ\bpambn _s Hcp hmmWv.

Hcp sNdnb ]mXbn Bw_pekns sNdnb hnfp IWv kS ASnpIqSnbncnpw. kqnp t\mnbmev FmhcptSbpw icnc`mjbn\nv SOS kti hmbnsSpm ]pw. GsXnepw coXnbn Hmtcmcpcpw \psS CSs]Stem \fpsS IcpXtem Hs B{Klnppmhmw. a\pjycpsS kSfntep t\mm Bbnsmcp s\mbpImew. As\ \ Empathy D a\pjycmbn amdpw.

]gbImev sshImcnIamb \mSI ActdnbncpXns\ ]pckvIcnv Nne FgppI Inpv. Fmhcpw Incnt \mSIfmbncpp Ah. Zpc \mSIfmbncnpw Fmw. \ Imcysf t{]mmlnnphbpw Bbncnpw. \mnep {][m\ efnembncnpw Actw. Hcp IYm]m{Xw ISpt]mtIn hcp ZpcfpsS ]e LfneqsSbmWv \mSIw aptdpXv. Ipsd Ignv \mSIamsWv HmmsX a\pjycv \nehnfnv B \mSIns `mKambnv amdpIbpw, As\ B {][m\ IYm]m{Xns ZpJtfmSv Aenp tNcpIbpw, ]noSv Ah Hcp s]mXphmbnp brotherhood cq]sSppIbpw empathy sensitivity cq]sSppIbpw Hs sNpw. a\pjycpsS kSfntev Dp t\mpI FXmWv {][m\w.

acnb sk{Z Fp ]dbp Hcp FgppImcn Dmbncpp. AhcpsS aIs\pdnp ]dbpXv, AbpsS kSsfpdnv \ [mcWbp aI\mbncpp. AhtXmb coXnbn Abpambn _sv ]epw IpI FgpXmdpmbncpp. AXv Fpw Fnbnspw, BmWv AbtXv Fv Ah\v Adnbnspw HsbmWv PohnXtcJIfn \mw hmbnpXv. sNdnb IpnbmWv. temIn\v Hcp Ihb{Xn \jvSamIm t]mIpp, CSs]SpI, A ZpxJnXbmWv Fv Asbpdnp ktiamWv Hcn Ah AbXv. Ahs Ubdnbn Ah CsXmw Ipdnpshncpp. kZmkabw Ah IcpsImncpp. Ahkm\w B A aqp IpI FgpXn ISpt]mbn. AXn Hv aq Fp hnfntcp {]obs aI\pthn Bbncpp. Hcp sNdnb Ipn A _pnapnemsWv Xncndnv Xm HpXv sNpp. IqsS ]mph _pnapnemsWpw Ahv kS Dspw AhcpsS tXmfn Hcp AZriy Ipcnv Dspw Hs Xncndnbm\mbn ]p hn[n D Hcp Sensitivity Bnphm\mbn Hcp X]kpImew.

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AXn Ghpw `wKnbmb Hcp hmb\ \apdnbmw. ZamkvIkntep t]mIp ]utemkv F iuens\pdnpXmWv. iu Btcbpw D]{Zhnnn. {]tXyInv tbiphns\ Inpan, D]{Zhnnpan. iu sNbvXncp Hcp Imcyw, Cu a\pjysc Isdnbptmtgpw AhcpsS tahkv{X Agnpampw, AXp kqnm\mbn Hcp B thWw. AXmWv iu sNbvXXv. Ah sNbvX {IqcXbpsS Hcp kmn am{Xambncpp iu. Abmġv AXn Physical Bb Hcp Involvement Dmbncpn. Cold blooded witness Fp thWsan ]dbmw.

Fntm, bm{Xbn FhnsStbm shv Hcp anembn B {]`p {]Xysv Ahs PohnXs AXbntev Iqn sImpt]mbn. AXbn Abm ASnapSn {]Imiap Hcp a\pjys\ ImWpp. B {]`p iuent\mSv tNmZnpIbmWv, \o Fn\mWv Fs {]lcnpXv? t\cs ]d IWv iu Btcbpw {]lcnnn, ]ns tbiphns\ {]lcnpI FXv Nn{Xn t]mepan. tbip Abmsf Hcnepw HcnSpshpw ImtWnh Hcp kmlNcyw Cmbncpp. As\ Hsbp Hcp a\pjys\pdnmWv Cu tNmZyw DbcpXv, \o Fn\mWv Fs {]lcnpXv? FmWv CXns s]mcp? FmWv AXns kmcw? FhnsS a\pjy\v ASntbptmgpw ASntbpXv tbiphns tXmfnemWv. a\pjys {]iv\fnsems \ncnp t]mIpXv Ahs Poh\mWv. As\ am\hcminpthn Ghpw IcpWbp IhnXbmWv CXv. a\pjys hyk\fntev Dp t\mpI FXmWv Cu IhnXbpsS CXnhrw. Cu {hXImev \app sNm ]p s\mbp hnNmcw.

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AhcpsS apdnhpIfntep t\mpI. shdpsX t\mpI FX GsXnepw Xcn Fsnepw ia\w kmyamtWm Fv Ipdsmv a\v shmev Nne Healing kw`hnmw. A{i sImmWv ]etmgpw a\pjys ]e {hWfpw DWm {hWfmbn amdpXv. Nnetmsgms \mw BtemNnmdpv ]ns\ Nne IheIfnev ]etmgpw Nne {`mp ]nSn a\pjysc ImWmw. apjnv Iodnb hkv{Xanv ]ndq]ndpp \Sphsc ImWmw, ISe sImdnp \Sphsc ImWmw, Bscsbnepsams i]npsImncnphsc ImWmw kvIqfn t]mIp, Ap an\nv Zqcw am{Xap sNdnb hgnbnemWv, \mw C{Xbpw Hs ImWpXv; A{X henb temIsmpa. C{Xbpw sNdnb Zqcn am\knIamtbm, imcocnIamtbm, kmnIamtbm hr[ A\p`hnp Ipdpt]scsbnepw \mw Inpv. sNdnb Hcp Medical Care Dsnev, sNdnb Hcp Counselling Dsnev sNdnb Hcp Clinical support Dsn t`Zs coXnbnemImhp a\pjyscmsbmWv Acw {isbmpanm Imens hfsc tamis tijnpI F IWv ImWsSpXv. Hcnncn CSs]SepI Dsn efnXambn ]cnlcnsSmhp ImcysfmsbmWv henb DmZambnpw ss]Xyambnpw Hs ]cnWanpXv. IqsS ]mphcpsS hyk\ serious BbnsSppI AXv AhcpsS ]pncn \jvSsSmXncnm ImcWamIpw. ]etmgpw AhcpsS ]pncn sIpt]mIm\p ImcWw \psS A{i Bbncnpw.

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Refractory Fsmcp hmv ASp Imembn Hcp kvt\lnX\pambn kwhZnptm tIġm\nSbmbn. F\npw Xmcyambn tXmnb Hcp hmmWv. AXv ]e Xcn D]tbmKnsSppv. Xs Dtiġv tNcmhn[n Hcmġp kw`hnp Nne \Spfpmhmw. \app thWsan AXns\ Hcp ia\Imew Fp ]dbmw. Fmn\pw Hcp refractory period Dv. GsXnepsams ]cppIfneqsS ISpt]mIpI Fp ]dbpXv a\pjy\v Hcp XethZ\bmWv. AXn\ptijw AXn\Ip\npw ]pdpISm ]p Hcp ImeLS\bpv. B Imens ssZLys sNdpXmm\mbnv \ġp FpsNm ]pw. AXp ]TnnpsImSppI FpXmWv Ghpw \ skill Bbnv parents and teachers Hs a\nemtXv. ]cppImew Ipdm\pw ]pdpISm\pw Fs\ aIt\tbm aItftbm A\pPt\tbm tNmbntbtbm Hs \app klmbnm ]pw. AtX Imew Xs IptdqSn \opt]mIptm AXv HcpXcw temperament Asn moodiness, AXpasn kz`mh sshIrXn\v hgn sXfnpw. AXp Hpw ]cnlmcanmsX t]mIptm AXv Hcp Ccpns Xeambnv amdpw. AXpsImv Imcy C{Xtmfw \omXncnm ]p hn[n CSs]SpI, {]hnpI.

BlXy sNm t]mb Hcp a\pjy Abm NmSnb ]mens ssIhcnIfn FgpXnshp; \o Fn\mWv ChnsS \npsXv Bcpw FtmSv tNmZnn, CXv FgpXn shnv Abm acWntep NmSn. a\pjyv hyk\ kw`hnptm AXv AhcpsS space BsWp ]dbpw. Acw Nne kzP\acymZI Hmnv \ AXn CSs]SmXncnpw. Nne kabv a\pjrPohnXntev CSnpIbdn {]hnphm {InkvXphns kvt\lw \s \nnpp. Acw Hcp _myX \appv. s]mXphmbn ]e t\mp hnNmcfntev hcptm BZys \psS t\mphnNmcw CXmbncnWw.

henb ]nIsfpdnp Fs Hcp Xmcypdhv \ne\nppv. F\np ]etmgpw tXmmdpv. F{X henb ]n BsWnt]mepw AXns \Spp shbvpXv {IqinXcq]amWv. AXn Hcp Xcnepap Nabfpw kmyasm. Ahs \XbpsS]pdv ]phkvvv{Xw AWnbnm ]n. Ahs apdnth ssIIfn kztamXncw CSm ]n. Ahs BWn Xd Im]mZfn ]mZpIw AWnbnm ]n. GXp Xcnepap BUw`ctbpw \nocyampXns kqN\bmWv \mw AhnsS ImWpXv. Fm BUw`cfpw AhnsS Ban sNbvX IWv ImWpp. \psS Fm ]InpIfpw shdpsXbmsWmWv \mw ImWpXv. AXpt]mse Xs {IqinX\mb Hcp a\pjy \psS PohnXns asybnepw Nnbnepw DmIWw. AhcpsS ia\ amġp sNdnb hgnI DmpI. AhcpsS ]pncn Xncnp]nSnpXn\p {]bXv\amWv \psS t\mns A]qamb hnNmcw. Rm\pw a\pjysc acnpXn\papt ]pncnm klmbnpIbmWv. AXmWv t\mnse \akvImcw. Let people smile before they die .

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