Nothing for a Day

I will be in transit from Kangaroo Island, South Australia to Wellington, New Zealand, on Monday to be with my sister Amanda in hospital (see posts below). So unless I have longer than expected wait times in an airport somewhere, there won’t be any new posts for the next 24 hours. Please keep praying for Amanda, and …

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Peaceful Elections in Iraq

Peaceful, free and fair elections in Iraq, infrastructure being developed, business investment helping to rebuild the economy, people feeling safe in their homes. Now how did that happen? And why doesn’t the mainstream media consider it worth reporting?

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Real Watch Phones – Cool!

These look great – heaps better than Dick Tracy’s, and heaps heaps better than Maxwell Smart’s shoe phone. They also double as a video camera and MP4 player. And have a bluetooth earpiece so you don’t have to walk around with your wrist stuck to your ear. And PS, they are designed in Australia.

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Bad for Phelps, Bad for Swimming

If it is true that Michael Phelps was smoking dope at a party, then he is a very silly boy. The four year ban for drug taking means that he would not be able to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.  On the other hand, I have looked pretty closely at that picture, and …

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Octuplets and the Cost of Raising Children

I came across this self-righteous article yesterday. Apparently the mother of the octuplets born in California last week, had once filed for bankruptcy, and already has six children. According to the report this ‘casts an unflattering light’ on her. The article goes on to report the mother’s mother as saying that her daughter had multiple embryos …

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No Wonder the Children are Thugs

A group of Melbourne girls invited a sixteen year old intellectually disabled girl to their home, saying they would be her friend. Then they took her to a nearby park where they beat her up so badly she could not stand up after the attack and had to be taken to hospital. Bad enough. A mob of other …

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Bring Sean Home

The story of the kidnapping of Sean Goldman has become much more widely known in the couple of days since the US Dateline report on January 30th. For those who don’t know, Bruna Goldman took her son Sean ‘on vacation’ to her home in Brazil in 2004. She never returned. David Goldman has struggled ever since to …

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Amanda Update

My sister Amanda is out of danger, and doctors have confirmed there is no damage to her spine. Praise God.   They are considering waking her up tomorrow. I am flying from Adelaide to Wellington tomorrow, and hope to with her by the evening.   Please keep her in your prayers as she begins the …

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For Heaven’s Sake

Lifting an excommunication is not a pardon. It is not a re-instatement. It is certainly not an affirmation of anyone’s personal opinions. It simply means that a person is no longer outside the fellowship of the Church, and therefore outside God’s salvation. I commented on this a few days ago. So there is no reason at all to …

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