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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

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The story of a hobby

Remember when you used to have a hobby? If you're feeling overworked, under stress, or stretched too thin, it may be time you found a new one.
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Fleeing home: escaping the Ukraine-Russia war

It’s the second time I’ve had to leave everything behind and flee. I am a 27-year-old designer and I live in the city of...
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Fear of war: how to soothe our hearts

When the fear of war overwhelms our thoughts, let us not forget that we are not alone, that God will end our suffering and give us a new and everlasting life.
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Meritocracy: the slumber of the proud

One of the best-known stories told by ambitious entrepreneurs today is that if you work hard, you will have a lot. But is this really the case?
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Doubt and the big choices

Some people regret the big choices they’ve made in life; others regret that life has not given them a choice.
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Pornography – Before and After

Pornography is becoming more and more prevalent in everyday life with people of all ages being constantly exposed. Is it possible that there are long term effects that are not often discussed.
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Fast fashion: A parade of lies

Fast Fashion - harmless hobby, or dangerous trend? Alina Kartman explains the hidden costs.
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Golden handcuffs and the new religion of work

An old Romanian proverb states that craft is like a golden bracelet. But the way we relate to this type of jewellery seems to suggest that these golden bracelets are more like some socially acceptable handcuffs, which we fooled ourselves into wearing with pride.
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Scars that heal

During war, Dave Roever suffered injuries that should have killed him. Here's how he not only survived... but learned to thrive.
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Identity Crisis: We are more than a slave to appearances

What is left of me after I shut down my computer, turn off my phone, or wipe away my makeup? What about after I quit my job, after I move, after I lose my health, after I get older? What if no one knew me—would I still be someone?
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Influencers: (Online) princes and (real-life) paupers

"Influencers pay double.": With one message an ice cream shop owner ignited a whole conversation about the role and utility of influencers in modern society
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Nutrition mistakes that kill 11 million people each year

The food we eat—or do not eat—daily kills 11 million of us prematurely every year. So then, what should we eat?