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Water Flood vs. Flood of compassion

Moral: “Some situations can bring out the best in most person, it can also sometimes bring out the worst in few”.

Good News

History and Context

Roman Legion

Trojan Horse

Over the past few years many people have developed a bad habit of measuring the past against the standards of today. The Eighteenth Century was different than we are today. 616 more words

General Political Issues

Belarus' forgotten children - victims of Chernobyl's nuclear radiation

Kevin Barry in Chernobyl: ‘Misha is an example of what happens when a country is on its knees’  Irish Examiner, August 05, 2019 

In 2000 the Irish Examiner sent Kevin Barry, now longlisted for the Booker Prize for his novel Night Boat to Tangier, to Chernobyl. 1,035 more words

- Birth Deformities

Radiation effects on the "downwinders" and others close to nuclear weapons tests

The fallout of uncertainty in nuclear test communities   https://www.hcn.org/articles/nuclear-energy-the-fallout-of-uncertainty-in-nuclear-test-communities  

For downwinders of bomb testing, plans for compensation to redress past harms makes for tricky politics.    1,436 more words


Singing in the vineyard

This is a sermon for the tenth Sunday after Pentecost.  The Scripture it reflects on is Isaiah 5:1-7.

Vineyards are a bit of a foreign landscape for me.  1,110 more words

The Bible

Adoption and the Gospel

Have you ever poured your heart and soul out into a relationship and had it gone unappreciated? Or have you ever worked diligently to love someone well only to have them flat out reject you? 1,488 more words