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Stand Still Stand Firm

Angel Brown

May 25, 2017

Today social media is again promoting what is called a mannequin challenge where participants remain motionless (like a mannequin) while a video recording is done. It seems simple but as I have seen in a few videos some have found it difficult to remain frozen for a while. The effort to remain still is compounded by the problems of the conditions of the environ.

Prove it

Angel Brown

March 7, 2017

When I was a young child in school, we as innocent children would early in the mornings gather together among our friends. We would brag about who has received this, or who’s uncle is in the army or what each person did over the holidays or the previous day. One common demand made by the doubting listeners was “Prove it!” A popular quote I have often heard is.

Stop worrying and start living!

LANCELOT WATSON

March 2, 2017

Our English word “worry” actually comes from the old German word wurgen, which means “to strangle.” For example, a terrier dog worrying a rat. That is, catching a rat and strangling and choking that rat to death. When we think about worry, it is a case of us choking ourselves, strangling ourselves. The modern definition for worry reads this way, R.

None so blind

TREVOR E SMITH

March 2, 2017

None so blind.. The world is a dangerous place. We are constantly at risk from human and natural sources. Yet despite the dangers to which we are exposed it is amazing how many persons go about life as if they are in control of their environment. They seem to be unaware of the frailty of life. It is as if they are blind and deaf as it relates to reality of death. Death a.

Cues from the Olympics for Christian Living

TREVOR E SMITH

March 2, 2017

Cues from the Olympics for Christian Living Knowing confidence Usain Bolt – the star of the Bejing 2008 Olympics – exuded supreme confidence. Some say almost to the point of arrogance. That confidence allowed him to be mentally calm and to execute his plan flawlessly. There was no room for doubt. He knew he would win and proceeded with that as a given..

7 tell-tale signs that your relationship is in crisis

TREVOR E SMITH

March 2, 2017

Relationships are like preparing a sunny-side-up egg. You have to pay attention or you run the risk of not getting what you wanted. But, with care and attention you enjoy the fruit of your labour. So, what if you have been giving your relationship care and attention? Are you assured that it will turn out the way you intended? Unfortunately, or fortunately, rel.

Does God occupy first place in our lives?

Angel Brown

March 2, 2017

As mom prepared for worship during the Sunday morning hussle, she stopped to give little johnny two silver coins. “Remember Johnny one is for your snacks and the other is for God when they pass the collection plates” said Mummy. “Thanks Mom” he responded and with glee in his eyes he ran off to the restroom. While washing his face, one.

Is your Relationship running into trouble?

TREVOR E SMITH

March 2, 2017

Sometimes we sense that our relationships have gone off the burn long before things actually get to a head. The fact is that decisive action taken once you get the feeling that something is wrong can actually avert further problems. If you are living in a troubled relationship, but fear taking action, STOP! If you fail to take proactive action to change the cou.

Our Parents’ impact on our ability to Trust

ANDRE ALLEN-CASEY

March 2, 2017

Introduction The early childhood period of life is the most important developmental phase throughout the lifespan. What happens to the child in the early years, including conception to birth, is critical for the child’s developmental trajectory and overall life course. Research tells us that a child’s experiences within the family and community h.

HOW SHOULD I READ THE BIBLE?

LESLIE JOSEPH BUCKLAND JR

March 2, 2017

When people read any article, or magazine, or book, they use their own previous experiences, knowledge, beliefs, preconceived ideas, and perspectives to interpret what they read. This is why people tend to have different interpretations of whatever they read. Therefore when we read the Bible, we should be careful in how we interpret it. It is not like any o.

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