Echoes in Eternity

Article supplied. “What we do in life, echoes in eternity” – Gladiator. It’s one of the greatest and most profound movie quotes of all time. It’s also true that what we do in life, echoes through generations and into their eternity. As a young girl, I regaled my mother with questions, in a quest to figure out life.  Mum wasn’t typical of her peers in the early 50’s. She was an educated woman, who refused to perpetuate the lies...

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It Starts With Me
Sep23

It Starts With Me

Article supplied. There are more slaves on earth today than at any other time in history. ‘Slave’ is a word that sounds so ancient… so distant. It evokes images of bare-backed men working in fields under the watchful gaze of slave masters and women cooking and cleaning for wealthy families in far off lands. But today, slavery is much closer to home. While the majority of slavery in our world today revolves around labour exploitation,...

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Girls Mag Watch: stereotyped and limiting messages for girls
Sep19

Girls Mag Watch: stereotyped and limiting messages for girls

Article by Melinda Tankard Reist. This article is just a small extract from the second of Melinda Tankard Reist’s reviews of  magazines for girls and young women, published by  Generation Next.   For many girls, the magazines they read are their lifestyle bibles. How should they look, dress, act and relate? What’s important in life? Who should they look up to? My analysis of the November issues of Girlfriend, Dolly, Girlpower, Disney...

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Walking into Walls
Aug30

Walking into Walls

By Stephen Arterburn. Too many people live needlessly in defeat, immobilized by their own mistakes or the mistakes of others.  They repeatedly walk into emotional walls that block the work God wants to do in them.  It doesn’t have to be this way! No matter how broken or hurt, every person can discover the way to helping, hope, and a new way of living. Phantom walls that stop us Sometimes when I want to just put my mind in neutral and...

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RiseVibes: quick catch up with singer Silvie Paladino
Aug26

RiseVibes: quick catch up with singer Silvie Paladino

    Silvie Paladino is one of Australia’s most versatile and talented entertainers. Silvie has performed throughout Australia, Asia and London’s West End. She has toured extensively with her own show, most recently throughout China. She has sung with symphony orchestras around Australia, featured at major sporting events and performed with international singers and for celebrated theatre composers. She is also well known...

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