Monthly Archives: April 2017


30
Apr 2017

You might have heard of (or seen) the 2013 movie: The Railway Man. It’s a timely movie, with ANZAC Day having just been. The movie is about British soldier Eric Lomax who was a WW2 prisoner of the Japanese Army and worked on the Thai-Burma railway, where he was tortured (apart from the general awful treatment).   For years later he is still traumatised by what happened to him. Eventually, after many years, he makes contact with a Japanese ex-soldier who abused prisoners. When Lomax meets Takashi he is very angry and......

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23
Apr 2017

As we watch the news we can find ourselves looking on in horror. On Palm Sunday two suicide bombers walked into two Egyptian churches, killing 45 Christians as they celebrated Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem. A 20-year-old student from England was also killed on Good Friday as thousands of Jewish and Christian pilgrims descended on the city’s holy sites for Good Friday and the Passover holiday. And it is not just, this but we all experience hardship and suffering in our lives. And if this was all there was our lives would be......

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