Signs of the Times

June 2007 Issue | Vol 122 No 6

Articles in This Issue:

History Is What We Make It
History Is What We Make It
Robert Wolfgramm reflects on the bicentennary of the abolition of slavery, which was marked by memorial services earlier this year.
God's Guiding Hand
God's Guiding Hand
At the worst of times, God often seems the closest. Glenis Lindley tells the story of one such day.
Memory Loss
Memory Loss
It seems as though my memory is failing.
Hot Winter Breakfasts
Hot Winter Breakfasts
Getting up on a cold winter
Bridging Chasms
Bridging Chasms
Bridges are meant to bring people together. Harold Harker explains how this bridge, the Bothwell bridge, was involved in both the formation and dismantling of peace.
Generosity in Spirit
Generosity in Spirit
It is more blessed to give than to receive. Victor Parachin shares a few of the gifts that bless everyone involved.
Cyrus the Great
Cyrus the Great
Used by God, unknowingly. Praised by God's people, unashamedly. David Edgren explores one of history's most intriguing conquerors.
Claudication
Claudication
Severe cramps in the calves in adults is often claudation
10 Ways to Walk Smart
10 Ways to Walk Smart
Walking is the most popular form of exercise. Weight-loss coach Andrew Cate looks at how to get the most from every step.
Belonging to a Family
Belonging to a Family
Nihilism is the ultimate in despair, in which there is no hope, no future, no meaning, no values, no purpose, no God.
Online Gossip: more than sticks and stones
Online Gossip: more than sticks and stones
How can you know that what you find online can be trusted? Mark Kellner shares some advice.
Of Parents and Children
Of Parents and Children
Our relationship with our parents is the foundation for all our other relationships. Loron Wade considers what it means to "honour your father and your mother."
DEFCON 2
DEFCON 2
Is it possible that someone could give their life to save us all and yet be largely unknown? James Cullen tells one such story.
A Certain Kind of Hope
A Certain Kind of Hope
Jesus promised He would return to claim His followers. Graeme Loftus reflects on the life of those who wait in anticipation of that day.
Family Revolution
Family Revolution
Creating a healthy family is an art. Rochelle Melville reveals some values and practices of a God-centred home.
The Sugar-driven Life
The Sugar-driven Life
Sweets make life- well- sweeter. But Kim Peckham suggests a healthier way to improve life.
Our Times: June 2007
Our Times: June 2007
Signs of the Times has recognised, valued and carefully approached the differing family structures, values and needs in our community for more than 120 years.
Tim Winton Telling Tales
Tim Winton Telling Tales
He is one of Australia's foremost writers. But Nathan Brown reflects on Winton's own remarkable story.
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