Thursday, December 30, 2010

An Incredible Adventure by Faith ( A Book Review)





A Book Written by Theodore H. Epp (Founder 'Back to the Bible Ministries')

A Book Review: This book is about an incredible life journey (story) of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Epp. The Founder of Back to the Bible ministries. How they ventured by faith in the ministry of Back to the Bible is really an amazing story.


Cover Page of the Book.
Pic. Credit. www.backtothebible.org
A Book Review:

This book is about an incredible life journey (story) of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Epp. The Founder of Back to the Bible ministries. How they ventured by faith in the ministry of Back to the Bible is really a
n amazing story.
 Here is a worth mentioning incident from his life story,:
"After the biblical graduation they began active service in the pastorate. But the offering at the church was so meager that they could not meet both ends. So he needed an additional income and joined in a harvest field better known as the WPA. (Works Progress Administration). Later they got an opportunity to buy a small gasoline station, but the required cash was not there. But he went ached in faith and God fulfilled their desire in a miraculous way, in a short period he could spend full time in ministry. This wonderful incident narrated in chapter 4 of this book.
The Story began in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1939 A young man, driven by a vision, walked into the office of a radio station manager.
He spoke boldly: "We noted that you have every thing on your broadcasts that the people want except something for the heart. We have that and would like the opportunity of presenting it to the people." 
In the short discussion that followed, the manager agreed. "And who will finance the program?" He asked.
"For the past twelve years we have been working in co-operation with a partner who has taken the responsibility of all our financial needs."
 "Oh, and who is your partner?"
 "God is our Partner."
 Theodore H.Epp had just 65 dollars when he made the first broadcast for Back to the Bible on May 1, 1939. That was several years ago. And during those years his Partner has supplied everything."
 The ministry of Back to the Bible has now grown to worldwide proportions, with 12 branch offices, broadcasts in several languages, with the printing and annual distribution of more than eight million pieces of Christian literature, assistance in missions' projects and the support of several hundreds of missionaries, correspondence schools and counseling ministries.

Late Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Epp. and their amazing walk of faith in the God of the Bible to make the vision and ministry of Back to the Bible a reality. As a result of their obedience to the call of God, today every hour of the day Back to the Bible is heard some where around the world.
Dr. Woodrow Kroll
The Present President
Back to the Bible International
Now the International President Dr. Woodrow Kroll (A senior Bible Teacher and a renowned writer of more than 50 books) is continuing the mantle which Theodore H Epp initiated years back.
 Dr. Kroll joined Back to the Bible in August 1990 as general Director and Bible Teacher. In between a brief period-from1981 to 1989- Warren W Wiersbe (former Bible teacher of Moody Church in Chicago, Illinois served as a leader to this Lincoln based ministry. Since 1990 Dr. Kroll is serving as a principal speaker on the ministry's daily worldwide broadcast on radio and television, which has grown to a listener ship of millions around the world. It has offices in twelve different countries in 25 different languages. Its main radio program can be heard from Radio Sri Lanka in the morning hours (IST 7.00).
This book is a must read to all Christian believers, especially the one who are in His business.
More information can be obtained from the following sites:
 www.backtothebible.org or en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Back_to_the_Bible - 24k under sub caption: Woodrow M. Kroll
Back to the Bible Ministry information is now available at Facebook
Please Click HERE
Copies of this book can be obtained from: The Good News Broadcasting Society, P O Box No. 2002; H P O; Secunderabad - 500003, Andhra Pradesh, India. 
Source:  Picture Credit. The Back to the Bible International
 (This knol author  is working as an 'Associate Editor'  at Back to the Bible India

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Monday, December 27, 2010

A Rare Kind of Journalism Here. A Letter to the Reader's Digest Editor and his Exemplary reply. His peers should follow suit






(An Editor's Response to a Reader)

Our editors (especially the much circulated ones) are a busy lot, but here is an exception to this. A personal experience with the World's Best Magazine’s* (‘Reader's Digest’) editor.


The Cover Page of the Magazine's Current issue

An Introduction:

A Quote from the Chief Editor:

Let me quote a statement from Reader's Digest's Indian edition editor Mr, Mohan Shivanand, He wrote in its June 2009 issue:
"I've always believed RD to be not just the world's largest-selling magazine but, hands down, the best one too.  In April, Reader's Digest was awarded the top prize by the American Society of Magazine Editors at this year's National Magazine Awards, in the over two million-circulation category.  RD scored over four other great finalists, including Time and National Geographic.  The award honours the "effectiveness with which writing, reporting, editing and design all come together" for you, the reader.
"Best magazine with two million or more is like winning the Oscar for the best picture of the year," said our US-based Editor-in-Chief Frank Lalli,"  "Reader's Digest is the best magazine in the world."
The above quoted statements  prove their sheer hard work in this tremendous success.
Generally our editors (especially the much circulated ones) are a busy lot, but here is an exception to this. A personal experience with a much circulated magazine’s (‘Readers Digest’) editor.
I posted the following letter with much expectation to the editor of Readers Digest (India), and the personal reply received from the Chief Editor, Mr. Mohan Sivanand:

The Editor,
Reader’s Digest   
New Delhi

Sir,
Your March issue made an informative reading. The timely subject ‘recession’ related articles are very informative and useful. Editor’s Bugs me anyway ‘Language’ column was an interesting read, The writer’s narration on the quite often used word in daily life ‘anyways’ is very educative. Thanks for the great tutorial here. The Facts about fat the cover story “13 things no one ever tells you about weight loss” is really astounding. Many things mentioned are really unknown especially the “Sleep Treatment”. Your interview with Maria Tippett the author of the master photographer Yosuf’s photographs were well captured, but it would have been better if you would have given one or two photographs apart from portraits. ‘The Air up there’ on women astronauts was a fitting tribute to the women astronauts on the occasion of international women’s day. Last but the least, about the visionary doctor Govindappa Venkataswamy’s enduring vision fulfilled through his family tree. You should have mentioned a word about this visionary doctor’s story (Bonus Read) on the cover page. The writer’s concluding paragraph said everything in short. “Though Dr. V’s strength waned his family continued “growing and developing a little of Dr. V in each of them. Ashok Mahadevan’s write-up is a great tribute to Dr. V and his institution ‘Aravind family’.
Philip Verghese ‘Ariel’,Secunderabad.

Editor's Reply.
Dear Mr Ariel,
Thank you for your kind words on our March issue. It's always a pleasure to hear from our readers. You also asked a good question: Why was Dr V not mentioned on our cover? I have to explain that we have a lengthy and meticulous research process where every word written for RD is fact-checked independently by our Research Editor and a "research report" made, no matter who wrote it -- staff or outside writer, or me. Also, our covers have to be printed early. Before the March cover went to press, there were still several unfinished bits in the fact-checking process (in the Dr V article), and so I did not want to risk mentioning it on the cover, just in case it had to be rescheduled for the next month. Without a full research report, we don't publish anything. In fact I too would have been happy to have Dr V mentioned on our cover.
Best wishes,
Mohan
____________________
Mohan Sivanand
PS:
If his peers will make note of such practice it will definitely increase the confidence of the writers and their readers.  No doubt their readers too are a kind of people like editors; they too find time to post their views or articles in their busy schedules. No doubt, Practically it’s a difficult thing to be in touch with all the people who are in touch with you people, but still you can find some time to do such things even in your busy schedules. Best Wishes.

Picture Credit. http://rd-india.com



http://knol.google.com/k/gust-mees/happiness/1ibdy1vf6wghd/294

http://knol.google.com/k/gust-mees/happiness/1ibdy1vf6wghd/294

Malayalam Knol Directory (by P V Ariel)

From the Collections of minichithrasaala  Mini's Star Flowers.

My Malayalam Knols (എന്റെ മലയാളം നോളുകള്‍)




My Bio-Knol: 











A Brief Bio (Official) of PV Read @  http://bit.ly/cswehX


MY MALAYALAM KNOLS - CATEGORY WISE




RELIGIOUS CATEGORY


എന്റെ മരണ ശേഷം എനിക്ക് സ്വര്‍ഗ്ഗത്തില്‍ പോകണം (I Want To Go To Heaven When I Die)
By P V Ariel
ഡോക്ടര്‍ വുഡ്രോ ക്രോള്‍ എഴുതിയ I want to go to heaven when I die എന്ന പുസ്തകത്തിന്റെ മലയാള വിവര്‍ത്തനം. (A Translation of Dr. Woodrow Kroll's (President Back to the Bible International) boll I want to go to heaven when I die)





ആത്മാക്കള്‍ക്കായുള്ള ദാഹം (സൃഷ്ടാവ് ) (The  Creator) (Poem) http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/ആത-മ-ക-കള-ക-ക-യ-ള-ള-ദ-ഹ-സ-ഷ-ട-വ/12c8mwhnhltu7/168

നീ ഏതു കൂട്ടത്തില്‍ ? (Poem) (In Which Group you are in?)
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%8F%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%95-%E0%B4%9F-%E0%B4%9F%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%B2-in-which-group-you-are/12c8mwhnhltu7/175

ചിന്താധാര (Some of my jottings published in Christian weeklies) (I)
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/%E0%B4%9A-%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%A7-%E0%B4%B0-some-of-my-jottings-published/12c8mwhnhltu7/178

ക്രൈസ്തവസഭക്ക് ഒരു കേന്ദ്രഭരണ സംവിധാനം ആവശ്യമോ? ( Do Christian Churches Need A Central Administration?)
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/%E0%B4%95-%E0%B4%B0-%E0%B4%B8-%E0%B4%A4%E0%B4%B5%E0%B4%B8%E0%B4%AD%E0%B4%95-%E0%B4%95-%E0%B4%92%E0%B4%B0-%E0%B4%95-%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%A6-%E0%B4%B0%E0%B4%AD%E0%B4%B0%E0%B4%A3-%E0%B4%B8-%E0%B4%B5-%E0%B4%A7-%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%86%E0%B4%B5%E0%B4%B6/12c8mwhnhltu7/181

ചിന്താധാര (Some of my jottings published in Christian weeklies) (II)ചിന്താ കുറിപ്പുകള്‍
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/%E0%B4%9A-%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%A7-%E0%B4%B0-some-of-my-jottings-published/12c8mwhnhltu7/184

ചിന്താധാര- നുറുങ്ങുകള്‍ (Some of my jottings published in Christian weeklies) (Part III)
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/%E0%B4%9A-%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%A7-%E0%B4%B0-%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%B1-%E0%B4%99-%E0%B4%99-%E0%B4%95%E0%B4%B3-some-of-my/12c8mwhnhltu7/185


ചിന്താധാര- നുറുങ്ങുകള്‍ (Some of my jottings published in Christian weeklies) (Part IV)
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%B1-%E0%B4%99-%E0%B4%99-%E0%B4%95%E0%B4%B3-%E0%B4%9A-%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%A7-%E0%B4%B0/12c8mwhnhltu7/190

ചിന്താധാര (Some of my jottings published in Christian weeklies) (Part V)
ചിന്താധാര- നുറുങ്ങുകള്‍
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/%E0%B4%9A-%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%A7-%E0%B4%B0-some-of-my-jottings-published/12c8mwhnhltu7/191

ദുര്‍നടപ്പ് വിട്ടോടുവീന്‍ (1. Cor. 6:18) പാര്‍ശ്വ വീക്ഷണം
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/ദ-ര-നടപ-പ-വ-ട-ട-ട-വ-ന-1-cor-6-18/12c8mwhnhltu7/192

ക്രിസ്തീയ ആരാധന എന്നത് വെറും ഒരു ചടങ്ങോ? (ചിന്തിക്കാന്‍) (Is Christian Worship a Routine Affair)
ക്രിസ്തീയ ആരാധനയെപ്പറ്റിയുള്ള ചില ചിന്തകള്‍ - Some thoughts on Christian Worship
1993 ല്‍ സുവിശേഷ ധ്വനി വാരികയില്‍ പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിച്ച ഒരു കോളം.
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/%E0%B4%95-%E0%B4%B0-%E0%B4%B8-%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%AF-%E0%B4%86%E0%B4%B0-%E0%B4%A7%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%8E%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%A8%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%B5-%E0%B4%B1-%E0%B4%92%E0%B4%B0-%E0%B4%9A%E0%B4%9F%E0%B4%99-%E0%B4%99/12c8mwhnhltu7/194

ചത്ത ഈച്ചകളെ സൂക്ഷിച്ചു കൊള്‍ക!! (ചിന്തിക്കാന്‍) (Beware of Died Flies)
പ്രക്ത്യക്ഷത്തില്‍ നിസ്സാരമെന്നു തോന്നുന്ന പലതും ഫലത്തില്‍ നിസ്സാരമായിരിക്കില്ല. ചെറിയ പാപം വലിയ പാപത്തിലേക്ക് നയിക്കുവാന്‍ പര്യാപ്തമാണ്. നമ്മുടെ ക്രിസ്തീയ ജീവിതത്തില്‍ പാപത്തിനു ഇട നല്‍കരുതെന്ന് ആഹ്വാനം ചെയ്യുകയാണ് ഈ ചെറു ലേഖനത്തിലൂടെ ലേഖകന്‍. 1979 September 5 Brethren Voice ല്‍ പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിച്ചത് .
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/%E0%B4%9A%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%88%E0%B4%9A-%E0%B4%9A%E0%B4%95%E0%B4%B3-%E0%B4%B8-%E0%B4%95-%E0%B4%B7-%E0%B4%9A-%E0%B4%9A-%E0%B4%95-%E0%B4%B3-%E0%B4%95/12c8mwhnhltu7/195

നമുക്ക് കര്‍ത്താവിനായി നല്ല ഫലം പുറപ്പെടുവിക്കാം (ഒരു പ്രസംഗ സംഷേപം) (A Message Delivered at a Congregation)Let us Produce Good Fruits for the Lord
ക്രിസ്തു വിശ്വാസികള്‍ കര്‍ത്താവ് അവന്റെ തോട്ടത്തില്‍ നട്ടിരിക്കുന നടുതലയായ മുന്തിരി വള്ളികളത്രേ.
നമ്മില്‍ നിന്നും നല്ല ഫലം, അതും വളരെ ഫലം കായ്പ്പാന്‍ ദൈവം ആഗ്രഹിക്കുന്നു. സെക്കന്ട്രബാദ് ക്രിസ്ത്യന്‍ അസ്സംബ്ലിയില്‍ (ബ്രദറണ്‍) ജനുവരി പതിനേഴു ഞായറാഴ്ച ആരാധനക്ക്‌ ശേഷം നടത്തിയ പ്രസംഗത്തില്‍ നിന്നും ചില പ്രസക്ത ഭാഗങ്ങള്‍.
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/%E0%B4%A8%E0%B4%AE-%E0%B4%95-%E0%B4%95-%E0%B4%95%E0%B4%B0-%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%B5-%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%AF-%E0%B4%A8%E0%B4%B2-%E0%B4%B2-%E0%B4%AB%E0%B4%B2-%E0%B4%AA-%E0%B4%B1%E0%B4%AA-%E0%B4%AA-%E0%B4%9F-%E0%B4%B5/12c8mwhnhltu7/196

നിങ്ങള്‍ ഏതു കൂട്ടത്തില്‍?  In Which Group You Are?
1980 ല്‍ ബ്രദറണ്‍ വാരികയില്‍ പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിച്ചത്
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/%E0%B4%A8-%E0%B4%99-%E0%B4%99%E0%B4%B3-%E0%B4%8F%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%95-%E0%B4%9F-%E0%B4%9F%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%A4-%E0%B4%B2/12c8mwhnhltu7/197

നിങ്ങള്‍ക്കിവനെ പരിചയമുണ്ടോ - Do you Know Him
ചിന്താധാര

ചില വര്‍ഷങ്ങള്‍ക്കു മുന്‍പ് എഴുതി പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിച്ച ഒരു ലേഖനം
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/ന-ങ-ങള-ക-ക-വന-പര-ചയമ-ണ-ട/12c8mwhnhltu7/209

(നുറുങ്ങുകള്‍ (യേശുനാഥനെ ക്കുറിച്ചുള്ള ചില വരികള്‍) Few Lines About My Lord Jesus Christ 1980 ല്‍ സുവിശേഷധ്വനി വാരികയില്‍ നോള്‍ എഴുത്തുകാരന്‍ എഴുതിയത്.
യേശുനാഥന്റെ മഹിമയെക്കുറിച്ചുള്ള ചില ചിന്താധാരകള്.
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/ന-റ-ങ-ങ-കള-യ-ശ-ന-ഥന-ക-ക-റ-ച-ച-ള-ള-ച-ല/12c8mwhnhltu7/212
M E Cherian Smaranikayil Ninnum (പ്രോത്സാഹനത്തിന്റെ തലോടല്‍)

From the Pages of ME Cherian Smaranika

A memoir
An article published in the M E Cherian Smaranika (Souvenir)
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/m-e-cherian-smaranikayil-ninnum-പ-ര-ത-സ/12c8mwhnhltu7/213

മര്‍ത്യരിന്നാവശ്യമെന്തന്നറിഞ്ഞവന്‍" (ഗാനോല്‍പ്പത്തിയില്‍ നിന്നും ചില പുറങ്ങള്‍)

ഗാന രചയിതാവ് : ഫിലിപ്പ് വറുഗീസ് 'ഏരിയല്‍' സെക്കന്ദ്രാബാദ്
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/മര-ത-യര-ന-ന-വശ-യമ-ന-തന-നറ-ഞ-ഞവന-ഗ-ന-ല-പ/12c8mwhnhltu7/214

നാം കാഹളം ഊതുന്നവരോ?  Are We the Trumpet Blowers?
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/ന-ക-ഹള-ഊത-ന-നവര/12c8mwhnhltu7/216

ദൈവവചനത്തെ നമുക്ക് അലക്ഷ്യമാക്കാതിരിക്കാം. - Let us not Despise the Word of God
ഫിലിപ്പ് വറുഗീസ്, സെക്കദ്രബാദ്
This is a Malayalam version of my English knol.Let's Not Despise the Word of God
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/let-s-not-despise-the-word-of-god/12c8mwhnhltu7/13


നമുക്ക് യഹോവയില്‍ മാത്രം ആശ്രയിക്കാം - Let us Depend only on Our God [Yahuwah]


ഫിലിപ്പ് വര്‍ഗീസ്‌ “ഏരിയല്‍”

http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/നമ-ക-ക-യഹ-വയ-ല-മ-ത-ര-ആശ-രയ-ക-ക-let-us/12c8mwhnhltu7/64




 TRANSLATIONS OF OTHER ENGLISH KNOLS


കാപ്പിയുടെ ഉ...
Author Peter Baskerville's Coffe Knol's Coffee Origin - Myths, fables and legends Malayalam Transaltion:
http://knol.google.com/k/knol-publishing-guild-kpg/ക-പ-പ-യ-ട-ഉത-ഭവ-ച-ല-കഥകള-മ-ഥ-യ-ധ-രണകള/14j3i4hyjvi88/126

കംപ്യു ട്ടര്...
കംപ്യു ട്ടര്‍--പെഴ് സണല്‍ കംപ്യു ട്ടര്‍ സിസ്റ്റം (PC) ചില പ്രാഥമിക വിവരങ്ങള്‍ (ഇതെങ്ങനെ ചെയ്യാം സീരീസ് ...) 1
A Malayalam Version of the English knol: Computer-HowTo/PC System Information
By P V Ariel, Gust MEES and Knol Publishing Guild (KPG)


 KNOLS ON KNOLS


An Invitation to my Malayalee brethren who stays in different corners of this universe. If you would like to know more on this issue please don't hesitate to ask, by dropping a comment at the comment space or contact me at this email id. pvariel123 AT Gmail DOT COM.
എന്റെ പ്രീയപ്പെട്ട മലയാളീ സഹോദരങ്ങള്‍ക്ക്‌ നോളിന്റെ പെജുകളിലെക്കൊരു ക്ഷണക്കുറിപ്പ്‌ .
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/ന-ങ-ങള-ക-ക-ഒര-ന-ള-എഴ-ത-ത-ക-രന-ക/12c8mwhnhltu7/221

നോള്‍: അതു എങ്ങനെ എഴുതിത്തുടങ്ങാം (Knol: How To Begin Writing A Knol)

നോള്‍ എഴുതിത്തുടങ്ങുന്നവര്‍ക്കുള്ള ചില പ്രാഥമിക പാഠങ്ങള്‍ (Few Basic Lessons To the Knol Beginners)

http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/ന-ള-അത-എങ-ങന-എഴ-ത-ത-ത-ടങ-ങ-knol-how-to/12c8mwhnhltu7/228


POEMS, SONGS, STORIES AND JOKESMSORIES AND JOKES





മല്ലി എപ്പുടൊസ്തതി? Malli Eppudosthathi? (ഇനി എന്നു വരും?)
An Incident happened at a woman's college
മലയാള മനോരമ ദിനപ്പത്രത്തിലെ 'യുവതരംഗം' പേജില്‍ (1981 May 3 ഞായറാഴ്ച ) ലേഖകന്‍ എഴുതി പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിച്ച ഒരു കുറിപ്പ് (പ്രതികരണം)
പഞ്ചാരയമ്മാവന്‍  ഒരു നര്‍മ്മ ഭാവന 
പഞ്ചസാരക്ക് അമിത വില വന്നപ്പോള്‍ എഴുതിയ ഒരു നര്‍മ്മ ഭാവന
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/പഞ-ച-രയമ-മ-വന/12c8mwhnhltu7/211

Environmental Knols
Flickr.com
മരങ്ങളില്‍ മനുഷ്യ ഭാവി! മരം മുറിക്കുന്നവര്‍ ജാഗ്രതൈ!! (Our Existence Depends on Trees- Be Alert)
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/മരങ-ങള-ല-മന-ഷ-യ-ഭ-വ-മര-മ-റ-ക-ക-ന-നവര-ജ/12c8mwhnhltu7/১৯৩



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HI Saneesh,
Good attempt, A warm welcome to this place, Keep writing more knols here. I just visited and did some spell check.
ALL GOod Wishes
Best
Philip

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Posted by P V Ariel, Feb 27, 2010 6:23 PM

സ്നേഹ തീരം

ലോക ചരിത്രത്തിന്റെ കേന്ദ്രവിഷയമായിരിക്കുന്ന ക്രിസ്തു സ്നേഹത്തിന്റെ മണിമകുടമാണ്. ആ സ്നേഹം അനുഭവിക്കുകയെന്നതു ജീവിതത്തിലെ ഏറ്റവും വലിയ ഭാഗ്യമാണ്. പലരും ചിന്തിക്കുന്നതു സ്നേഹതീരം എത്തിച്ചേരാനാകാത്തത്ര അകലെയാണെന്നാണ്. എന്നാൽ അതു മനുഷ്യർക്കു ഏറ്റവും അടുത്താണ്. ആ തീരത്തിൽ ധാരാളം മുത്തുണ്ട്. അതു കണ്ടെത്താൻ ഈ നോൾ ഒരു വഴികാട്ടിയാകട്ടെ എന്നു ആശംസിക്കുന്നു.


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പ്രീയപ്പെട്ട ഉപദേശി/ഡോക്ടര്‍ സനീഷ്,
താങ്കളുടെ വിലപ്പെട്ട ഈ പ്രതികരണത്തിനു, ആയിരം നന്ദി.
അതെ, ആ സ്നേഹവാനായ ക്രിസ്തുവിനെ, അല്ലങ്കില്‍ ആ സ്നേഹ തീരത്തേക്ക് അനേകരെ നമുക്ക് ആഹ്വാനം ചെയ്യാം അതിനായി എന്നേയും നിങ്ങളേയും ദൈവം തുടര്‍ന്നും എടുത്തുപയോഗിക്കട്ടെ എന്നു പ്രാര്‍ഥിക്കുന്നു. ഗൂഗിളിലെ ഈ പുതിയ അവസരം നമുക്കു പരമാവധി പ്രയോജനപ്പെടുത്താം. അതിനായി ഞാന്‍ താങ്കളെ സദയം ഇവിടെ/co-author ആയി ക്ഷണിക്കുന്നു.
വീണ്ടും നന്ദി.
ഫിലിപ് വറുഗീസ്, സെക്കന്ദ്രാബാദ്

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(A Write-up about the knol author P V Ariel)








Philip Verghese ‘Ariel’ (P V Ariel) the Knol Author: Some Info about myself and the wonderful place called: knol.google .com

A bio-knol about myself and some writing experiences here at knol and elsewhere.
(A Personal Bio-Knol)





Introduction: 


PV - 2010
A knol Author from Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.  A follower of Jesus Christ.  A freelance writer/poet  and an Editor of a bi-monthly magazine.  Born and brought in Kerala, A southern state in India. Now based at Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, yet another southern state in India.
My work has appeared in newspapers, weeklies, magazines and on the web, mainly on Christian religion and the Bible. I was a reporter and contributor for Malayalam weeklies and magazine mostly of Christian publications. I am a regular contributor to the web since 2007, and now regularly contribute to the Google's Knol pages.

Education and Childhood Memories:

P V 2008

PV school days
My Basic education was in Malayalam, a popular regional language in Kerala, one of India's southern states.  I have completed my Pre -University  education in English from St. Aloysius College, Edathua, Kerala, and  finished higher studies from Osmania University Hyderabad and Ranchi university). I have secured my Postgraduate diploma in Journalism from The Rajendra Prasad Institute of Mass Communication (Bhavan’s College) in Hyderabad.

I was an avid reader in my early days, and many of my Knols capture the memories of this time.
My Mother
As an example, you can read A Brief Memoir of My Mother. Saramma Verghese.  She was my source of inspiration in my writings, especially on my spiritual writings she had a great influence.


M E Cherian Sir
A knol on How I got my pen name "Ariel" and my encounter with a famous Malayalalam Poet and writer, commonly called Cheriyan Sir or MEC are some of my early experiences in my writing life. Read more here




Translations:


I have translated some of the books and articles  of prominent authors in the English language into the Malayalam language.  Few of them are given below:
Dr. Woodrow Kroll: (President, Back to the Bible, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA), A popular speaker at such conference as 'The Cove", Bibletown and Word of Life'.  Author of numerous magazine articles and books  including  '7 Secrets to Spiritual Success, 'Empowered to Prayer'  "Giants of the Old Testament", "When God Doesn't Answer"  Removing Roadblocks to Answered Prayer etc). Read More Here.
Wesley L. Duewel:  A former president of OMS International. A missionary to India for 25 years, is also the author of 'Ablaze for God', Heroes of the Holy Life (Ebook, ePub) More God, More Power, Revival Fire etc.
John MacArthur: A well known author and preacher, President of  "Grace to You"  Ministries, and  Masters College and Seminary, Sun Valley, CA). He has authored more than 30 books, including fifteen volumes of the 'MacArthur New Testament Commentary', Charismatic Chaos, Signs and Wonders Speaking and scores of articles and study guides.
 

Web and other Blog Writings:


I also write and blog at different sites on present political situation and on Christian spiritual articles:
Also write at different Social Web Sites, like twitter, facebook, orkut, digg, delicious etc..
I also contribute to several secular news weeklies and newspapers like, The Week, The Sunday Indian, Outlook, India Today etc.
I authored many Christian Spiritual articles especially in the Malayalam language; and also composed about 60 Christian spiritual songs and poems.  Few selected ones can read here at my knol Malayalam Directory. I am also the recipient of many literary prizes.


My  Malayalam Writings and Malayalam Knol Directory:



I have created a new Malayalam Directory of my knols:
Here you can read few of my Malayalam writings, and also some of the translations of prominent knol authors like Peter Baskerville, Shastri JC Philip, Gust MEES and others.
Few of them you can read here. Peter Baskerville’s coffee Knol into the Malayalam language.  Read More Here:
A Recent one on this line is an invitation knol  to  my  fellow Malayalees (persons who know the Malayalam language—or known as Keralites). It can be read here നിങ്ങള്‍ക്കും ഒരു നോള്‍ എഴുത്തുകാരനാകാം... (You Too Can Become a Knol Author...)
I also started translating a knol series on Computer basics written by Gust MEES and Knol Publishing Guild (KPG)
More of my Malayalam Knols you can read here: Malayalam Knol Directory.

Apart from this directory, the other day I created a Malayalam Knol Home Page.  Included the Malayalam Knol authors link. For more information, please visit at this link here
 


A Word  About My Involvement with Google's Knol:


Though I have joined knol on September 23rd 2008 I was inactive for quite sometime and recently I started contributing again and it’s really interesting and encouraging to interact with people here, though I had some unpleasant experiences with few, but that was a blessing in disguise and it helped me to go further with more vigor and enthusiasm. And within a short span I could make it to the ‘Top Viewed Author Award’ list and could make comments and reviews to the other authors at knol.  I now introduce and encourage my friends and other contacts to join this community called KNOL  Though knol is still in its infancy thousands of contributors are already joined and it is a fast growing website to acquire genuine and trustworthy information about anything in this universe.  There is a good response to my call and few are already here with their knols on my invitation and doing a tremendous job here.
I take this opportunity to invite my other friends and readers to actively involve here at knol as well as to tell about this to their friends and relatives.  Knol is a wonderful place to air your knowledge, views on any subject.  Read More on this line- at my Official. Bio-knol
           


A Word About My Writing Experience:

              

The role of the Hindu newspaper describes some new experiences I had after leaving my native place. As I have mentioned in one of these Knols, I slowly shifted my writing from Malayalam to English. A good number of my works were published in the print media, and have procured many literary prizes for my writings.  My work has appeared in newspapers, weeklies, magazines and on the web, mainly on the Christian religion and the subjects related to the Bible. I have also concentrated on subjects like current affairs, social problems and politics with many of my political articles appearing in different print media. Some of them can be read at this link here at knol. Some of my Write-ups (Published and unpublished) - Part I

Before joining Knol I was an active member and source/content producer for the site called Associatedcontent.com (AC).  I really enjoyed being with people there and had good rapport with many co-writers there.  From AC, I secured a good number of contacts in the writing field and I still maintains those relationships.  Two of the AC authors interviewed me. My first interview was with Mr. Donald Pennington of USA. Donald is an active member and source/content producer/contributor at AC, and a top 1000 and Hot 500 badge holder. Read more @ this link about that interview. Ladies and gentlemen P.V.Ariel
Another interview was published at AC by another Associated content writer Sheryl Young. She is a well known Jewish author and freelance writer and a three time Amy Foundation “Roaring Lambs” Writing Award Winner. She is also a Concerned Women for America 2002 Special Projects Award recipient. Sheryl is the Author of the book “What Every Christian Should Know About The Jewish People” Read more @ this link. Sheryl Young

New Developments (latest achievements) At Knol:


My latest achievement at Knol was the knol titled "The fascinating story of philately" With the support and guidance of a prestigious knol group called  Knol Publishing Guild  (KPG), this Knol got the  “Top Pick Knol Award".


 



My Official Bio Knol  also received this prestigious award recently.
Today the 5th of August 2010 Google's knol algorithm awarded me the Top Pick Author Award.  Click here to read More >>>

This knol too procured the "Top Pick Knol Award" recently and this knol's page views increased tremendously. Please do have a look at it and post your comments ratings, suggestions etc  at its comment column. Here is the link:  Tree knol


One of my joint venture too procured this badge:
Indian Knol Authors and Visitors Bulletin Board  This knol is a Discussion Board for Knols on India and Knols in Indian Languages.  Here the Indian readers and authors can air their views, comments and suggestions about knols on India and knols in Indian languages.



I recenly Jointly co-authored few knols on KNOL:
Trending Knols This knol identifies the knols having high Page Views on a Day/week.  It makes easy for the readers to check the popular new knols. 


This Knol identifies knol authors with potential to reach 100,000 page views in the next month and present them to knol author community.  It encourage the potential authors to put some extra effort to reach the target.



Knol Author News  This knol highlights and discuss the major news events happening daily in the web world, especially the new developments and achievements taking place at knol platform.

Breaking Inf...
In this knol you can read about the latest news and other developments happening around the world. Any one can contribute to this knol. This is under the Moderate Collaboration mode. Your are invited to contribute to it. Have A Happy News Reading here.

PV  translated Dr. Woodrow Kroll's (President, Back to the Bible Int. Lincoln, Nebraska) book "I Want To Go To Heaven When I Die"  -- one of the most popular books in English.  It is now published in web as a knol.  The same can read at this link:എന്റെ മരണ ശേഷം എനിക്ക് സ്വര്‍ഗ്ഗത്തില്‍ പോകണം (I Want To Go To Heaven When I Die)
This book is translated into different Indian and foreign languages and is a widely circulated book on 'Gospel Message.'

I Joined  Knol Author Discussion Group @ Linkedin.  Serious and heated debates/discussions are going on about the Knol Future, Plagiarism and many other issues related to Google's knol.com..


Malayalam Knol Home Page (മലയാളം നോള്‍ ഹോം പേജ് )


(A Home Page for the Malayalam Knols)

Created a New Knol: Malayalam Knol Home Page
Malayalam Kn...
Malayalam Knol Home Page (മലയാളം നോള്‍ ഹോം പേജ് )
By P V Ariel
A Word About This Knol: Very recently I posted the following comment at the knol help page regarding the discrimination me...


Future Plans:


I am planning to continue to translate some more useful and top ranked author's Knols into the Malayalam language for the growing Malayalam speaking community at Knol.

A Word of  Thanks:


Let me takes this opportunity to express my heartfelt thanks to the Knol team members, my co-authors, readers, commentators, reviewers and all other supporters and well wishers.
I am very much indebted to few of my colleagues here for their relentless support and guidance. I would like to note few such names here:   Dr. Johnson C Philip (who introduced me to knol), Prof.  Narayana Rao KVSS,(his initial support was very helpful).
And last but not the least The KPG team (in which I am also a member) M/s. Peter Baskerville, Murry Shohat , Jagadeesh M Nambiar, Gust MEES, Garry Jenkins, Patrick LAHAYEEric Clausen  Moharram Khalifa and others helped me and guided me to create quality knols here, My Philatelic knol and the Tree knol are some of such knols.  My thanks to one and all for their supports and expect the same in the coming days too.



Let me take this time to Wish you all a Happy, prosperous, purposeful and God centered Happy knoling New Year 2010.
                                                        
With Best Regards,
Yours lovingly,

P V Ariel, Secunderabad, India.

Contact Info:

Snail Mail:
POST BOX NO 2136
HEAD POST OFFICE
SECUNDERABAD - 3
ANDHARA PRADESH
S O U T H   I N D I A
PHONE : +9700882768
Email: pvarielATGmail DOT Com


Some of My Important Links to Visit

For further info about me and some of  my write-ups. Please do visit  the following links:


A WRITER IS BORN WITH A NEW NAME
The role of the Hindu newspaper
Some of my Write-ups (Published and unpublished) - Part I
Ladies and gentlemen P.V.Ariel
Sheryl Young
My First Master Piece
Breaking Informative and Interesting News from Around the World
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/global-warming-a-feedback-to-a-cover/12c8mwhnhltu7/167

GOOGLE'S KNOL PAGES OF PV ARIEL
 

Comments

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Hallo Raogaaru,
I just missed this comment, noticed just today,
Happy with the Number of my knols
But not happy with the page views.
Best Regards,
Philip

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Posted by P V Ariel, last edited Nov 15, 2010 7:42 AM
I found three or four important suggestions from a successful Hub page author.

1. Give a twitter message for every article.
2. Give tags. In our case categories for every article.
3. Create backlinks on at least three platforms and on your blog.

I have too many knols. So I cannot post many backlinks. But some authors can follow the advice. It looked very logical to me.

Now, my project on Knol is Knol textbooks and Knol Books of readings. Textbooks take a lot of time. But they are required. Knol books of reading will be good to help many authors by collecting their knols at one place in a book form and inform the student community. This work has good meaning and potential and I shall be busy with both of them for years to come.

I just started a book on cost accounting for instance.
http://knol.google.com/k/narayana-rao-k-v-s-s/cost-accounting-knol-book-of-readings/2utb2lsm2k7a/3259#

It is useful to support a training course that I just conducted last week. So far I did not find others' articles but in other chapters some articles by other authors will come. These collections also show scope to authors to write fresh articles.

With best regards.

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Posted by Narayana Rao K.V.S.S.Invite as author, last edited Nov 15, 2010 8:10 AM
Thanks for the great info.
Glad to know about the new venture
with all good wishes
Br philip

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Posted by P V Ariel, last edited Nov 15, 2010 10:04 AM

Reqeuest

Would you be able to review my ongoing knol

http://knol.google.com/k/shastri-jc-philip/bible-and-science/3aw752rt3ywhc/84

सस्नेह -- शास्त्री

हिन्दी ही हिन्दुस्तान को एक सूत्र में पिरो सकती है.
हर महीने कम से कम एक हिन्दी पुस्तक खरीदें !
मैं और आप नहीं तो क्या विदेशी लोग हिन्दी
लेखकों को प्रोत्साहन देंगे ??

http://www.Sarathi.info


Last edited Feb 20, 2010 5:07 AM
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Sure, Sastri Saaheb,(शास्त्री साहब)
I'll have a look at it and will come back to you soon.

या हम नहीं करे तो और कोन करेगा
यह तो बहुत अच्छी कब्बर हे, शास्त्री साहब.
मेने एक हिंदी नोल लिखा है.
और कुछ हिंदी लेख मे ने लिखा हुवा हे (हमारा हिंदी मागज़ीन मे -- translated from English by the mag. editor) ये मे नोल रूप मे पोस्ट करनेकेलिये तय्यार कर्थुम, लेकिन
शास्त्री साहब का सहायता (correction-co-author) चाहिए.
शुक्रिया
फिलिप वरुगीस "एरियल"
सिकंदराबाद
http://knol.google.com/k/p-v-ariel/ब-द-धद-व-जल-द-क-छ-कदम-उठ-य/12c8mwhnhltu7/179



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Posted by P V Ariel, last edited Feb 15, 2010 9:59 PM
Thank you very much for your very kind comment

सस्नेह -- शास्त्री

हिन्दी ही हिन्दुस्तान को एक सूत्र में पिरो सकती है
http://www.IndianCoins.Org

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Posted by Shastri JC PhilipInvite as author, last edited Feb 19, 2010 8:02 AM
You're Welcome शास्त्री gaaru.

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Posted by P V Ariel, last edited Feb 19, 2010 8:13 AM
हिन्दी ही हिन्दुस्तान को एक सूत्र में पिरो सकती है.
हर महीने कम से कम एक हिन्दी पुस्तक खरीदें !

Shastriji

Change the slogan into read one knol every week for promoting knol articles. Let us try to promote it among Indian readers and authors of knol as well as orkut, linked in etc. Once your hindi knol directory is available for public viewing, we shall promote it.

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Posted by Narayana Rao K.V.S.S.Invite as author, last edited Feb 20, 2010 5:07 AM

Thanks

Thank you for stopping by my page here and your comment. God bless your mission on this earth and keep you safe!


Last edited Jan 26, 2010 6:29 PM
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Thanks a lot Graceflyer for the encouraging comment and wishes. God bless. philip

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Posted by P V Ariel, last edited Jan 26, 2010 6:29 PM

Knol Biodata

Mr. Ariel

Please link this knol as bio knol on your profile.
I thought of an idea. Each knol author can choose a theme and promote knols and knol writing in that area.

http://knol.google.com/k/narayana-rao-k-v-s-s/-/2utb2lsm2k7a/2178#

What area would you like to choose to promote knols and knol writing?


Last edited Jan 26, 2010 8:07 AM
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Dear Prof.
Thanks for this new intimation and the new idea.
I have already posted my area of interest in the comment column, hope you checked it, and I posted about this knol info in my twitter page and it will take it to my facebook page, and about other places i will do it shortly. By the way there is a great difficulty I am facing here is giving below, this problem has been posted to few other related places too. One of the main problem is that, take the case of yourself, you are already in my favourites list, but alas if you publish a new knol i do not get any intimation about it, the only option available here is one has to undergo a manual search, i feel its a tedious job and in the long run it will be more difficult. so pl look into the following comment:

THE COMMENT I POSTED GIVEN BELOW:

I have a small request/suggestion to share with you and my fellow authors here @knol. I am here since 2008 September, I am really enjoyed being an associate with this wonderful site called “knol”. The communication between co-authors are so encouraging. Happy to say that everyone here is so co-operating in giving suggestions, comments and advises. A small difficulty I faced here is that, if a person post his or her knol there is no intimation about it to his fellow authors and regular readers/visitors (I mean his favorites/fan or subscribers). Most of the social sites, including google’s orkut etc. are providing this facility to its users, why can’t knol too provide such facilities to its users, so that if an author publish his knol others can immediately look into it and air their suggestions, comments, rating etc if he gets an email intimation through his personal id or through his knol.. unfortunately now one has to manually go thru each and every favs or fans. I am sure this will be a tedious process to the busy authors in the long run. Knol platform should seriously think about it and do something to help the knolers. I have made this known to some of my contacts and favs here, most of them expressed it’s a good thing to do and knol should take initiative in this.

One more thing I wanted to make note is that if suppose an author wants to communicate with another author its only possible thru the “write a comment button”, suppose one author wanted to inform something which others do not want to read, its only possible by requesting his email thru comment page, I think this too is not a good practice, since some do not want to publicize their email id on web pages. In such cases, like orkut or facebook, if knol can provide an inbox facility, this will definitely an added advantage to the authors as well as to the readers.

Hope and trust that knol help can give some solutions to this problems
Best
Philip V Ariel

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Posted by P V Ariel, last edited Jan 24, 2010 2:31 AM
Professor Saaheb, I did it, Sir, something is missing at the theme knol pl do check it. Thanks. br. ariel

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Posted by P V Ariel, last edited Jan 25, 2010 8:55 PM
I saw that you included in the link your profile. Good. People can easily come to this knol.

Anything serious is missing on the theme knol. Let me have a look at it.

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Posted by Narayana Rao K.V.S.S.Invite as author, last edited Jan 26, 2010 7:54 AM
I think a bit serious, I mean, you placed my name alongwith two areas of interest that is Politics and religion, that itself is wiped out, is it because its under the category of Open coll.? pl check.

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Posted by P V Ariel, last edited Jan 26, 2010 8:07 AM

Praise be to God's power

Vigor and enthusiasm comes only when we are beaten .God's power works to the Best in our weakness. Every bad thing becomes an advantage for those who have a heart to come up


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Thanks for the comment, Hey who's this?

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Posted by P V Ariel, last edited Jan 10, 2010 6:17 PM
Wow, Philip ... you're doing it big... or rather God is doing it big. You are so blessed. God is great!

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Posted by tiffanyorrInvite as author, Jan 12, 2010 10:24 AM
I am so happy to hear this tiffany, yes All glory to God. Thanks for the encouraging comment. God bless.
Philip

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