Signs of the Times

August 2016 Issue | Vol 131 No 8

Articles in This Issue:

Overheard: August 2016
Overheard: August 2016
Overheard a worthy food-for-thought quote? Share it at info@signsofthetimes.org.au.
Putting the <3 back in Truth :)
Putting the <3 back in Truth :)
The new "language" of emoji may incur the ire of wordsmiths, but perhaps we should not write it off just yet.
Mental Workout
Mental Workout
How science is finally discovering that exercise helps with the prevention and treatment of psychological problems such as depression and anxiety.
C U Next Week
C U Next Week
Loneliness is difficult to deal with, and sometimes so is making friends.
Book review: James K A Smith: You Are What You Love
Book review: James K A Smith: You Are What You Love
In 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.
Doing Good, Better
Doing Good, Better
When it comes to helping communities affected by disaster, there is a right and wrong way.
Call No Man Father
Call No Man Father
If we are meant to view God as our Father, what do earthly male figures who have let society down say about His character?
The Trinity
The Trinity
"They obviously appeared as physical beings with the faces and voices ... the same as those they had when they died"
The Winston Aftermath
The Winston Aftermath
Moths after a devastating cyclone hit Fiji, locals are still picking up the pieces. This is how one aid agency is helping
Adventure on the High Seas
Adventure on the High Seas
Battling a storm amidst gale-force winds, it was a canoe ride like no other.
The death of the dollar
The death of the dollar
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.
The Brain in Your Belly
The Brain in Your Belly
You have two brains – One in your head and the other in your belly.
When to Pull the Plug
When to Pull the Plug
Today'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
Perfect Unemployment
Perfect Unemployment
It may come as a surprise, but the world's economy just might collapse if everyone was perfect.
Go Healthy For Good - August 2016
Go Healthy For Good - August 2016
Nerida 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.
Dark Green Leafy Vegetables
Dark Green Leafy Vegetables
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.
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