Author Archives: reachingthesun

In His Steps- Charles M Sheldon

What would Jesus do? The event of a young man asking help from the church community, receiving none, and subsequently dying, makes the pastor of a church rethink what it means to be a Christian. He realises that if he … Continue reading

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Hidden Sorrow, Lasting Joy- Anneke Companjen

The forgotten women of the persecuted church Vietnam: Hanh Ly was allowed to see her husband for 15 minutes a month, that is – if she was lucky. The prison authorities did their best to make anyone visiting their family … Continue reading

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Eine Handvoll Gluck- Barbara Noack

“Eine Handvoll Gluck is besser als ein Haufen Verstand.” “A handful of luck is better than a heap of Reason.” That’s what they said in those days, when situations changed by the ticking of seconds, and the government sought to … Continue reading

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Book Review: What Alice forgot

What Alice forgot- Liane Moriarty Alice has a head injury which causes her to lose memory of the last 10 years. She believes she is 29 years old, madly in love with her husband Nick and pregnant with her first … Continue reading

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Somebody lost a someone just now

“Man is like a mere breath; His days are like a passing shadow.” Psalm 144:4 He was a father, a husband, a friend. She was a sister, a believer, a soul mate. I hold the dead little sparrow that had … Continue reading

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A door mat or a stepping stone

Key verse: “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galations 6:9 (NIV) I had taken up yet another assignment for my not so … Continue reading

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Deliver us from Evil- Ravi Zacharias

Deliver us from Evil- Ravi Zacharias I literally picked up the book by its cover, which displays the famous painting by Edvard Munch entitled “Scream”. Why is there so much evil in this world? Is God at fault? I was … Continue reading

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