Will it be the gates of darkness or of splendour?

Will it be the gates of darkness or of splendour?

For most of us, listening to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends was an uncontested aspect of our childhood.

  • His light in the darkness

    His light in the darkness

    The Gospel of John was ‘perfumed with love’ according to Charles Spurgeon but we ‘hear the sound of war’ he said, when we get to John chapter 5.

  • Pornography – a public health crisis? 

    Pornography – a public health crisis? 

    A host of publicity and discussion has recently unfolded in New Zealand following the presentation to the government of a petition signed by 22,334 people asking for an expert panel of health, science and psychology experts and counsellors to undertake an inquiry into the societal harm of pornography and propose solutions.

  • I never wanted to be a stay at home mum  

    I never wanted to be a stay at home mum  

    I grew up watching shows like Murphy Brown, a strong independent woman who had a baby and a career, and hearing from teachers that girls can do anything men can do and that worth is only accomplished by what you can accomplish in this life.

  • A small part in God’s plans

    A small part in God’s plans

    I’m not a hugger. My mother is an excellent hugger, but this talent clearly skipped a generation.

  • Abandoning the binary paradigm?

    Abandoning the binary paradigm?

    More than a decade ago I read a paper that came from a women’s conference in Beijing. It’s proposition was that human beings should be able to choose their gender – and opt in and out of whichever gender they chose, whenever it suited them.

  • God, Australia and history

    God, Australia and history

    It was dawn 31st October 1917. The Australian Light Horse were ready, behind a ridge 6 kilometres south-east of Beersheba.

  • The secret to peace on the Korean Peninsula, and peace in your life

    The secret to peace on the Korean Peninsula, and peace in your life

    Do we really understand peace? Peace is a word with many dimensions. We talk about having “peace in Korea” or “peace on earth” or finding some “peace and quiet.” However, do we know the forgotten dimension to peace?

  • Does feminism represent women?

    Does feminism represent women?

    On this ANZAC day, as I honour my grandfather and those who sacrificed to make the Australia that we all enjoy today, it strikes me that the successes of our country are a result of men and women working together in unity rather than in opposition.

  • Watch! Watch me!

    Watch! Watch me!

    It’s a familiar situation in the musical world. ‘Watch! Watch! Watch me!’ The agitated conductor shouts at the choir and orchestra, pointing to his baton: ‘You have to watch my beat!’

  • Mal Garvan (People of Faith – series)

    Mal Garvan (People of Faith – series)

    As a teenager Mal Garvan was a dedicated ‘non-churchie.’ His life-changing encounter came at a Sydney City Mission Camp.

  • 'Boys will be boys'

    'Boys will be boys'

    “There are two kinds of education, one teaches us how to make a living, the other teaches how to live,” a quote attributed to William Barclay, the Scottish author and television presenter.

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