Loneliness at Christmas

In Australia, out-side of birthdays, Christmas is about the only holiday that families come together for. For that reason, Christmas is sometimes described as the loneliest time of year for many people.  People who have lost their families, who are estranged from their families, who have been part of broken families, or people who live … [Read more…]

Q+A 6 : The date for Christmas

Q6:  Every year I see articles on Facebook that say Christmas was just a pagan festival that Christians took over.  Is that true? This is a situation where it appears a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing in the hands of people on the internet with very little knowledge!  Because a very little knowledge … [Read more…]

ISIS and the West

The difference between ISIS and the West just got smaller. I was reading an article on news.com.au (I know that on most days it seems like a cross between Cosmopolitan and a ‘lads mag’ with a bunch of news headlines thrown in – the sad state of on-line news providers ) which headlined the despicable new low … [Read more…]