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The War On Our Bodies

Once “fat” becomes your marker for self-identification, obsession with weight and body image perhaps never leave you.

Sometimes, I desperately wish I was more like Alison Sweeney. 862 more words

Recollections & Reflections

'Spiral Dynamics' & Discipleship

Why can’t we understand each other?

This question echoes in our minds after seemingly every contentious intellectual, religious, political, and ethical discussion nowadays. For instance, from my own context, I hear often from fellow investigators about the conflict and arduousness one experiences when reconsidering some of his or her perspectives, particularly when an idea might be in contradiction with thoughts they have grown up believing. 4,009 more words


A call for equal recognition and support for all athletes

Note: This is DPA’s original letter to the Straits Times. The published piece was edited to focus only on the parity of cash rewards for medal winners.  466 more words

Letters To The Media

La première édition des RENCONTRES AFRICA 2016

Les rencontres AFRICA 2016 ont pour thème « Entreprendre pour la croissance » et se dérouleront  les 22 et 23 septembre 2016,  au Palais d’Iéna à Paris. 97 more words


With change comes a lot of... indecision

Hello, my lovely readers! I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I have a new layout up at Cake & Cows. Please check it out and let me know what you think! 658 more words

Recollections & Reflections

How Did I Come To Be Saved?

“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light” (1 Peter 2:9). 1,301 more words

Culture & Society

Sacrifice in the twenty-first century

Yesterday was Eid-al-Adha (“Festival of the Sacrifice”), one of two major Muslim holidays during the year. It is meant to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham – the same Abraham of the Bible!) to sacrifice his son for God’s sake. 741 more words

Recollections & Reflections