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SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Charting our spiritual course

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It’s a question all of us ask when faced with small, everyday decisions.

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: So much hinges on a name

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‘Names are very important. Everyone responds well if we remember their name when...

OUR SAY: The birth of Hope

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SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Chris Sparks talks of the hope that the future may bring –...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Love came down at Christmas

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Christmas will be very different this year, writes Chris Sparks

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: The light has come!

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It’s happening again! And it may well be that it’s happening in a bigger, brighter...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: For the beauty of the Earth

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‘ Just as I cannot look at a magnificent work of art and dismiss it as some random...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Applause matters

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Being appreciated is more effective at lifting us out of the doldrums writes Chris...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: It’s a matter of trust

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'We were at three-and-a-half-thousand feet when my flight instructor asked me to...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Decide to divide or choose to cruise

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‘The interesting thing is that as human beings, we’ve been endowed with both...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Giving the Gift of Hope

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Hope and trust are powerful antidotes to anxiety and worry writes columnist Chris...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Law strengthened by Kindness

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A breakdown of love and trust follows as negativity takes hold. And, unless...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Respectful risk brings rewards

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Chris Sparks said that there is much risk in our life, but we need to be able to...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Of equal value!

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‘We are the ones who tend to place value on others according to ancestry...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: The KIS of Life

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We may laugh at the absurdity of this trend, writes Chris Sparks

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Do you copy?

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‘If we try to take shortcuts, we compromise our connections and negate our capacity...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: ‘We dream a dream’

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Have dreams played an important role in the development of the world and progressed...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Blind faith? No! Informed faith? Yes!

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Water hemmed us in on three sides and the road ahead just disappeared. Had I been...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Breaking the rules is not okay

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The safest option for us is to do the right thing

SPIRITUAL MATTERS:  A trophy that never gathers dust

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When all’s said and done, it’s really the eternal prize that counts. All others...

SPIRITUAL MATTERS: Shades of night to plains of light

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COVID-19 certainly shines a spotlight on mental health. But so do many other...

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