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A Christian Perspective on the World Today
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When I was a young woman, I would have recommended reading the Bible only to those wanting something to help them fall asleep. In...
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Fudge it or Budget?

Most people see the word “budget” as synonymous with going without and living a boring life. But that’s a misunderstanding. Budgeting doesn’t take the...
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Burma to Brisbane: Esther Moo’s Story

Let me paint you a picture of Esther Moo’s life, one of approximately 1959 Karen refugees who migrated to Australia between 2009 and 2010. I...
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Eating Like Eden

When I first decided to cut out meat from my diet 15 years ago, it wasn’t simply a matter of choosing beans over beef...
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Jamie Lehn explored the world of LSD and DMT, which led him to the dark world of the occult and secret societies.
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Decoding the EU’s place in Bible Prophecy

With news that the far-right Freedom Party (PVV) has won the election in the Netherlands, once again there is talk of an exit from...
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The Summer to End all Summers

Growing up, a fixture of my childhood was the iconic Aussie summer. I spent many of my early years either indoors with the air...
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A few summers back, my wife and I hosted a reunion. We had all met many years earlier as young married couples, having moved to a large city and living within a few blocks of each other. Plus, we all attended the same church. While living in such close...
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Three Times the World Nearly Ended

It’s AD 66. Following a rebellion in Judea, Roman general Vespasian was tasked by Emperor Nero to put down the revolt. What followed, however,...
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A Leaf-Changing Experience

I have always admired people who know how to take care of plants. I remember that as a young girl, my mum bought me...
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Set your hope loose!” That’s the message from David Hamilton, author of How Your Mind Can Heal Your Body. He adds that we should hope for great things because, “Hope is healthy on many levels: mentally, emotionally and physically.” On the physical aspect, he refers to a study conducted by Harvard...
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The Hidden Dangers of Energy Drinks

Loss of energy is caused by various factors that demand more than our body can cope with. Unfortunately, humans tend to push the body...
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I Have Schizophrenia

I was 21 years old, living a great life, with people and a job I loved. Yet no-one could prepare me for the season...
The generally accepted scientific theory of origins may be usefully regarded as having two components—one concerning life’s beginning and the second concerning subsequent development. Processes of chemical evolution are thought to have produced the primordial cell and hence the first life-forms. This theory suggests that organic molecules formed from...
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CHATBOT, YOUR LIMITLESS FRIEND

Imagine your life helped by an all-knowing, tireless, personalised assistant and, more so, one that is free. Let’s say it comes in a chat...
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Just how close are humans and chimpanzees?

Chimpanzees and humans are very similar, but is that a sign of a common ancestor or something else?
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The multiverse is a popular motif in modern movies, but what does it reveal about our search for meaning in the world?
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Artificial Intelligence and the Rise of the Useless Class

In April, 2023, TikTok user ghostwriter977 released the song “Heart on my sleeve”—reaching 15 million views on TikTok. The song featured Drake and The...
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The Real St Patrick—Fact or Fiction?

The patron saint of Ireland is a legendary figure and all around the world on March 17 he’s celebrated by those who claim Irish heritage. But who was he really? And do the legends stack up to the facts?