Bombay Parsi Punchayat trustee to go on hunger strike against decision to postpone election

The crisis in the over 300-year-old Bombay Parsi Punchayat (BPP) intensified over the weekend with a trustee planning to go on a hunger strike from Monday morning. Article by Nauzer Bharucha | TNN Noshir Dadrawala, who resigned last week, protesting against the majority trustees’ decision to postpone the BPP elections to October 2022, said, “This is a serious attempt on my part to ensure good governance through peaceful, non-violent means.” “I will be sitting at the BPP office (DN Rd in Fort...
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Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading: Podcast: I enjoyed talking to Micheal Bird about his book Seven Things I Wish Christians Knew about the Bible on Gospel for Life podcast. Think Little “Don’t Think Big. Think Little”. I wish Christians would adopt this mindset. Dear Pastor … Your Shepherd Doesn’t Care How Big Your Church Is Christ isn’t calling us to grow his church. He will do that. He is calling us to be faithful. How the Neighborhood Church Could Make a Comeback I b...
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Inside the Golden Door Spa, the California retreat loved by the wealthy that's $9,950 for a week's stay

Inside the Golden Door Spa and Resort. Thomas Pallini/Insider The Golden Door Spa and Resort in California has hosted the world's elite at its 600 acres. Guests pay $9,950 for a week-long stay that includes spa treatments, workouts, and other activities. Executive Chef Greg Frey Jr. crafts the spa menu that's unlike traditional spas with satiating, nutritional, and delicious food. Hidden in the hills of San Diego County in California is Golden Door, a top-rated spa and resort...
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Sunday Firesides: Good Times Are Not Around the Corner (And That’s Great News!)

“As soon as this work project gets done.” “As soon as we get more settled in.” “As soon as I’m done planning this event.” “As soon as the kids are older.” How commonly do we offer these postponements to personal urges and others-issued invitations to take a trip, make a move, or simply hang out? “Things are busy right now,” we tell ourselves. “But in a week/month/year, my calendar will be much freer. Good times are right around the corner!” There is a bit of truth to this. Different seasons in ...
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