Goodness

By Pastor Royston Smith “True goodness is when you understand the wickedness within you yet choose to do what is right in spite of its compulsion.” Charbel M. Tadros  Eulogies are one of the major highlights at a funeral. Sometimes they are informative, other times insightful or even hilarious. In the main...

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Let Me Count the Ways

By Jenniffer Mann The English word “love” has many different meanings and is both a noun and a verb. Something to have and something to do. The manifestation of love as a virtue, can be benevolent or a deeply intense liking for something, or someone. This latter type of love...

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Self-control

By Pastor Royston Smith The story is told about a not-so-thin man lamenting his weight gain. As a treat, he made a cheesecake for his family (or so they thought). As it turned out, a half was eaten during dinner. The following day He reports; half of it is eaten during dinnertime. He spent the following morning...

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Life Insurance 

By Jenniffer Mann As I sat in my car, watching the world pass me by through the pearls of rain on the windscreen, a young couple in their early 20s caught my attention. Completely oblivious of the traffic and the honking horns of disgruntled drivers impatient to reach their destination, the...

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Meekness

By Pastor Royston Smith A pastime of many is watching the American reality show a “Divorce Court” in which couples seek to settle their relationship disputes before a judge.  The straight-talking, honest, and feisty Toler presides.  In one episode, she appeared particularly confused by a woman’s nonchalant behaviour towards her husband who presented as a gentle, calm and soft-hearted man.  The wife’s main source of annoyance stemmed from the fact that her...

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Road to Recovery – Part II

By Jenniffer Mann Regardless of where you are in the world, what language you speak, your skin colour, gender, regardless of your social status, we are all likely at some point to suffer a degree of emotional and or physical trauma. In my last article, I briefly explored the horrific...

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