Do we need religion in today’s world

Do we need religion in today’s world?

I watched a thought provoking priest giving a sermon recently on the television and when he said that the recession had increased the numbers attending special ceremonies at Christmas and Easter it made me think about how we feel about religion and its necessity

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Recreational Drug use

Recreational drug use?

How much longer will we have to listen to those who tell us they only use cannabis for a bit of fun or recreation?  How much longer will we see the law of the land being broken? How much longer will we see our children subjected to peer pressure to use drugs for the “crack”

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What Have We Achieved?

In 1957 the Treaty of Rome promoted free movement of labour and equal pay for men and women.  Fifty seven years on,—a lifetime,— what have the successive governments achieved in bringing equality, fairness, justice and understanding to our citizens? There has been continual plans, like the

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The Blessings of Christmas

The blessings of Christmas.

Christmas is just around the corner and for many it is a time of loneliness and distress. But does it need to be that way?  “Nothing is so, but thinking makes it so” says the old saying and that is true.  There are many positive sides to Christmas and maybe in these

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Getting More out of Life

I am amazed at all the people who bought my book that keep it beside the bed to read an article of their choice from it and even to re-read them.  My thanks to each of you for the positive feedback which encourages me to do more.

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Myeloma – My Life

myeloma my life

Myeloma My Life book compiled by peg hanafin

Myeloma – my life shows that a book don’t have to take months if you get the right idea of how it could make for interesting reading and pull it all together.  I was amazed that I was able to do it and have it so successful. This is about an inspirational and devout lady who went to her

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Could we do better?

Could we do better?

In the month up to Christmas those who can afford it think of gifts, cards, visiting loved ones and getting ready to celebrate Christmas Day,  with lots of food, perhaps alcohol and having the Tree decorated and the presents wrapped. But let us spare a thought for those who do

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