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Alba Iulia
Sunday, September 20, 2020

Colours of Life

His heart aches

“The words I say to you I do not speak as from myself. It is the Father living in me, who is doing this work.” – John 14:10 My daughter and her family went recently for a holiday break. Initially,...

Hidden roots

“There was silence throughout heaven for about half an hour… then… incense was given to him to mix with the prayers of God’s people.” - Revelation 8:1, 3 At home, we needed to transfer a row of 8-year-old English boxes from...

New perspective of Christmas

When I was a child, Christmas was an exciting adventure because of the new dress, shoes, toys, presents and money I would be receiving. The carolling with friends around town made it more delightful because of the extra pocket...

A prayer and a candle

One of my granddaughter's (aged 7) favourite DVDs is “The Book of Life”, a 2014 musical fantasy adventure comedy about the Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead. Some Christian reviews are negative—“families that choose to go...

The blessings of honouring

“Honour is a gift that you give freely”…Craig Groeschel Every year, my ministry in grief and bereavement increases. During funerals, people express their deep love for their deceased through eulogies. However, I hope that those beautiful thoughts could have been...

60 years of hugs

2017 is a special year for the Catholic Church. It celebrates oneness of all Christians as Pope Francis joins in the prayer of unity in the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, devoutees honour the Blessed...

40 stitches

“And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to myself.” -- John 12:32 Sometimes the Lord unfolds a situation that I can cling to as part of His divine revelation. I went back to...

Own the moment

“Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.” Proverbs 27:1 One day I was having lunch with my husband. The words on a man’s hat nearby caught my eye: “Own the moment!” My...

Step into the light

“Your light shall rise in the darkness and your gloom be like the noonday.” Isaiah 58:10 A friend once called me, distressed that she is in a horrible place – she seems to be losing everything due to her alcohol...

Song of thanksgiving

O give thanks to the LORD, for He is good: for His mercy endures forever. Psalms 107:1 When I hear my daughter say: “Thank you mom for dinner… for coffee… for picking up Eva…” my heart leaps. The spirit of...
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A look at the future

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It’s okay not to be okay

R U OK? day was held around Australia on 10 September. Traditionally held on the second Thursday of September each year, R...

Masking empathy

During World War II, the British government imposed a total blackout. The citizens were urged to stay indoors and black out their...

Sacrifices made to build a successful business

Allskills Recruitment & Migration Services was chosen as one of the best three migration firms in Darwin, NT for three years in...