Do People Matter?

By: yesHeisI recently sat and watched the sunset over the roofline of my neighbourhood, the repeated brick and mortar jungle I live within. In the shadow of a day drawing closed I pondered and looked on as those around me returned home; mothers, tradesmen, students, businessmen and grandmas. All...

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Marriage: 26 Years and One Day Later

By: Stephen McAlpineToday I am fifty two years and two days old.Today it is twenty six years and one day since Jill and I went on our first date.  That was one day after my twenty six birthday.I’ve put a wedding photo up on this blog cos I couldn’t find a picture from our first...

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A Dad who Loved with All His Heart!

By: Jenny BaxterRarely do we, as children, consider the protective, all-encompassing love our parents have for us. But one day I saw it happen as my cousin’s sudden death began some unusual activity at our house.Do you sometimes feel you love your children so much your heart could burst?...

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Mr March – Are All Dads That Perfect?

By: Movies Change PeopleWe recently had Father’s Day, and it’s a pretty fun day, according to all the TV ads, with BBQs, toolboxes and camping gear as gifts, and maybe a day out-of-doors in the perfect Spring weather. Reality check?Being a dad isn’t easy, and...

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A Rite Of Passage Helps Boys Become Men

By: Justin RouillonWhat is a rite of passage? Does it have any relevance in our society today? A rite of passage is vital for helping introduce men into what it is to be a man, according to Richard Fay, CEO of Centre for Men and Families Australia.His organisation helps men have “mature,...

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You CAN be a Mother-in-Law Legend!

By: Jan MurrayWhile mothers-in-law often get a bad wrap in our culture, really all they want is the best for their kids. Mostly, they have their hearts in the right place. It’s not impossible! You can be a mother-in-law legend.Sleep consultant Jan Murray shares how a mother-in-law can love,...

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You CAN be a Mother-in-Law Legend!

By: Jan MurrayWhile mothers-in-law often get a bad wrap in our culture, really all they want is the best for their kids. Mostly, they have their hearts in the right place. It’s not impossible! You can be a mother-in-law legend.Sleep consultant Jan Murray shares how a mother-in-law can love,...

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