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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

September 2019

The debt crisis

Critics say our financial system is broken, but perhaps this is a symptom of how each of us uses money and hints at a much deeper need for healing.

Unforced

Love and force are mutually exclusive. They can’t even occupy the same emotional space.

You can recover from the devastation of grief

Grief is a hard journey, but it opens the way to some vital, if surprising, insights.

God, please don’t let me die!

In a single moment, Hashim Garrett’s life was changed forever. He now knows anguish, depression and the incredible power of forgiveness.

This book changed my diet the most

Book review: California journalist John Howard Weeks offers insights into how his home town is one of the world’s few longevity “blue zones”.

Hara Hachi Bu

The simple Japanese phrase for a longer and leaner life.

The rule of law

Rules seem boring and unnecessary . . . until someone grabs the soccer ball in their hands and runs towards the goals. Yes, we need rules, but we keep breaking them. What’s the solution?

Stubborn faith

When you’re angry at God, pray. When there’s nothing left that’s worth saying, pray.

The illusion of connection

Loneliness (n): a feeling of sadness because one has no friends or company. But you are not alone.

September crossword and sudoku

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The do’s and don’ts of workplace romance

Since so many relationships begin at work, what can we do to keep them as safe and respectful as possible?