Signs of the Times
August 2016 Issue | Vol 131 No 8
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Overheard: August 2016Overheard a worthy food-for-thought quote? Share it at email@example.com.
Brexit has hit the world economy harder than the GFC of 2008. Now, with economies around the world faltering, will a financial collapse mark the end of the world.
Battling a storm amidst gale-force winds, it was a canoe ride like no other.
Book review: James K A Smith: You Are What You LoveIn You Are What You Love, James K A Smith reminds us that spirituality concerns what we value most, and we show what we value even when we are not thinking about it by how we spend our lives.
If we are meant to view God as our Father, what do earthly male figures who have let society down say about His character?
When to Pull the PlugToday's medical technology makes it possible to prolong life beyond that which might naturally occur, but there are many ethical, emotional and spiritual issues involved in making that decision
Doing Good, BetterWhen it comes to helping communities affected by disaster, there is a right and wrong way.
It may come as a surprise, but the world's economy just might collapse if everyone was perfect.
Mental WorkoutHow science is finally discovering that exercise helps with the prevention and treatment of psychological problems such as depression and anxiety.
The Brain in Your BellyYou have two brains – One in your head and the other in your belly.
The Trinity"They obviously appeared as physical beings with the faces and voices ... the same as those they had when they died"
The Winston AftermathMoths after a devastating cyclone hit Fiji, locals are still picking up the pieces. This is how one aid agency is helping
The new "language" of emoji may incur the ire of wordsmiths, but perhaps we should not write it off just yet.
Loneliness is difficult to deal with, and sometimes so is making friends.
Go Healthy For Good - August 2016Nerida McKibben is the host of Hope Channel’s health and wellness show, Go Healthy For Good. To find out more, go to www.hop.ec/gohealthyforgood.
They might taste bitter or peppery, but getting a regular dose of dark green leafy vegetables is an easy way to take your food as medicine.