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DIPLOMATIC NOTES

One of the greatest problems in the world is the proliferation of mediocrity. So many are content to produce half-hearted work — to do as little as possible and to

Racism has become an increasingly focused topic in recent times. We see incidents of police shootings in the United States, reminders of apartheid in South Africa and Zimbabwe, and racial

One of the greatest issues in the world today is health. There are many health lectures and discussions, but how many of us pay attention to what God says about

Leadership is interesting and complicated. Many aspire to leadership but fail to recognize the inherent challenges. Many are ready to relish the perks and status of leadership but are not

In our world today we have many #movements. We have #blacklivesmatter, #metoo, and any number of other movements. These movements draw attention to important issues affecting the lives of black,

A lot has been said and shared in the mainstream media and social media about sexual harassment and abuse, and most recently in The Bahamas, marital rape. The #metoo movement

The month of February is normally observed whether formally or informally as the month of love. As I perused the discourses on social media and mainstream media I am left

One of the perplexing problems globally is the problem of immigration, particularly illegal immigration. This problem is ascending in global focus but has been a particularly complex and vexing problem

Recently, The Bahamas was challenged by statements made by a foreign banker who essentially informed Bahamians of changes taking place and about to take place in the industry that has

LET'S TALK ABOUT IT

Sometime time ago someone sent me this question: “To what extent should mother-and-father in-law, and all other in-laws get involved in a relative’s marriage? I believe that they should keep

For many, the most painful part about getting a divorce is when there is nobody who believes your story or who is truly trying to understand your pain. When there

For years, during the Mother’s Day period, vendors line the streets selling “Mother’s Day Baskets” — however, four weeks later there are not as many vendors for Father’s Day baskets,

Two o’clock one morning, a wife wakes up her husband and says to him, “honey, it’s hot in here.” He turns his head towards her and says, “yes, I know,”

We need to stop complaining about our teenagers. Yes, I do know that far too many teenagers are belligerent, delinquent, disrespectful, violent, or downright rude, however, that is not the

Too many pastors live in a dark world of secret sexual fantasies and inappropriate behaviors. Too many pastors are themselves wounded and damaged. They enter the ministry because it appeals

Have you ever attended a marriage enrichment seminar on a cruise ship? Soon there will be an opportunity for you to do so. I will be conducting an exciting and

In our world today we have many #movements. We have #blacklivesmatter, #metoo, and any number of other movements. These movements draw attention to important issues affecting the lives of black,

What is the difference between love and infatuation? Some argue that infatuation is a very bad thing; others say all you need is love. I will attempt to clear up

ALONG LIFE'S ROAD

“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.” –

“Then he said, ‘Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak again but this once. Suppose ten are found there.’ He answered, “For the sake of ten

“Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God’s.” – 2 Chronicles 20:15 Some years ago, what was considered as a

“Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.” – 1 Peter 5:6 The Oxford Concise English Dictionary defines “humble” as having or showing

“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.”– Psalm 91:1 “With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him

“Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel: for the Lord hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth nor mercy nor

“But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.” – Acts 10:35 A few days ago I stopped into a thrift store and there was

Be still and know that I am God. — Psalm 46:1 Prescription and subscription — the former is for healing, the latter is for reading. Recently, I had a friend that was

Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift all of you as wheat.” – Luke 22:31] A mother’s advice to a daughter is like a compass to a ship — hard head bird

SAVING GRACE

“God is love. Whoever lives in love, lives in God and God in them.17 This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on

“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. 12 The hired hand is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep. So

“She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue. She watches over the

“Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. “Teacher,” they said, “we want you to do for us whatever we ask.” 36 “What do you want me to

“When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body. 2 Very early on the

“Very early in the morning, the chief priests, with the elders, the teachers of the law and the whole Sanhedrin, made their plans. So they bound Jesus, led him away

“Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. “Teacher,” they said, “we want you to do for us whatever we ask.” 36 “What do you want me to

“But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, 5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions — it is

When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple courts he found men selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting