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DIPLOMATIC NOTES

This week I noticed something that went largely under the radar, but I found it to be a significant statement and an example of a person with influence acting and

Daniel was one of several intelligent young men from Israel who were taken captive and later elevated to the position of governor because of personal excellence. Most of us focus

I have observed over the past few months information that has been disseminated regarding the Oban Energy deal designated for Freeport, Grand Bahama. Based on what has emerged so far,

The Bahamas appears to be a part of a global trend in reducing the amount of clothes that women wear in public. Of course each of us have a right

One of the raging discussions today is the subject of gender equality and gender identity. It is important to navigate the debate effectively through common sense and basic information. Let’s

One of the harsh realities facing The Bahamas is that we have woefully inadequate and overprice electricity. It is not something new or unknown, but it is something that has

Recent events that were broadcast on Facebook have initiated a very necessary discussion about what is appropriate discipline and when discipline turns to abuse. Let’s begin by determining what the

The words I share on this topic are from my perspective and represent the philosophy derived from what we call the kingdom perspective. I realize we live in a democracy

Our bodies are our most important asset while on earth. If we don't have a body it means we no longer exist on earth. We should want to do everything

LET'S TALK ABOUT IT

There are two activities that help to boast our immune system – they help the bone marrow to produce white blood cell to fight diseases. These two activities are exercise

Wonderful uncles cannot die - at least we thought that way as children. Our dearest uncle, James Julius Catalyn, who we, with much affection, called “Uncle James,” had been the

Too often we hear of cases of sexual harassment in the work place. The workplace should be emotionally safe for both employees and employers. However, far too many people do

Toxic faith or when religion becomes poisonous is causing havoc in the home, community and the church. Toxic faith or poisonous religion freezes people in a state of legalism, rigidity,

Last week I wrote about “Bahamian dogs” that are determined to do what they know as right and proper — keeping the streets and communities of The Bahamas dirty and

The handsome, brown-coated Bahamian dog strutted down the road. His eyes scanned left then to his right. He was looking to see if humans left on the side of the

Are you a violent parent? If your children would choose just one word to describe you as a parent, what word would that be — bossy, bully, grumpy, biggity, rough,

The summer has begun. This means that thousands of children are not in school and are doing things that they dreamt of doing during the school year. Summer vacation for

Some wives, and husbands, just don’t get it — that it is not the husband’s role to help his wife with housework. They are equally responsible with their partner to

ALONG LIFE'S ROAD

Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee. — Psalm 67:3 What a wonderful show of national solidarity from those who participated, were involved and gathered

“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” — John 8:32. “I swear by Almighty God that the evidence I will give is the truth, the whole

“This is the day that the Lord hath made: We will rejoice and be glad in it.” — Psalm 118:24 Our text today is a well-known musical score and is sung

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. — Psalm 23:1 I am like the jockeys on their horses that come out of the gates for the Kentucky Derby. They

“Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. She is more precious than rubies; nothing

“Then the word of the Lord came to Jeremiah: ‘I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?’” – Jeremiah 32:26-27 Two weeks ago, on the

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith — and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God — not by works, so that

“When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son! Then saith he to the disciple, Behold

“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.” –

SAVING GRACE

“Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul. I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live. Do

Now, Israel, hear the decrees and laws I am about to teach you. Follow them so that you may live and may go in and take possession of the land the

They worship me in vain; their teachings are but rules taught by men He replied, “Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you hypocrites; as it is written: “‘These people honor me

“I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats of this bread will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life

“Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. For on him God the Father has

Prayer is an important tool in a Christian’s life. When we pray, we should focus our prayer on the glory of God in our lives and the lives of those

The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have

“In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, in order that

“Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. “Where