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...and she loved him so much...

The following is a story I wrote 2012, I’ve rewritten it now and succeeded to shortening it a bit, but it’s still too long, I’m afraid! 1,570 more words
Poem By Vonnely

Kind, Not Nice

So the other day, while I was at work, I was thinking about words. That happens a lot, actually. Sometimes I think about the origin of different words, or how some words, which are technically synonyms, can have very different connotations, thereby impacting the sentences in which they are used. 390 more words

resist or believe

You resist what you hear but believe what you say. If you create a solution yourself, then you are more likely to own it. If we own it, we are more apt to act on it than when we are told what to do. 476 more words

Musings

a loving God

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. – Mark Twain

Do you ever wonder if God gets as frustrated with Her children as human mothers get with theirs? 358 more words

Spiritual Truth

On My Mind: Kindness vs. Compassion

I like to think of myself as a compassionate person. I’m nice to people, I smile and speak politely even if I don’t like you, I (sometimes) wave hello as I make eye contact with strangers on the street. 530 more words

Reflections

10. mediocrity

I have a deep fear of being mediocre. It started when I was little. I remember laying in the backseat of our conversion van on a family road trip. 132 more words

Open Letter to Christians on Austrralian Asylum Seeker Policy

 This letter was published in the Age Newspaper on Wednesday 30th July.

OPEN LETTER TO CHRISTIANS
ON AUSTRALIAN ASYLUM SEEKER POLICY
July 2014

This letter is an open-hearted appeal for a Christian response to people seeking asylum in Australia. 1,156 more words