Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

The enormity of our world's needs is overwhelming, and without a compassionate heart, distressing news can appear to be just black and white. A few of these intractable issues mentioned here need our prayers and action.

Avoidant Personality Disorder

Avoidant Personality Disorder

An avoidant personality disorder is characterised by feelings of extreme social inhibition, inadequacy, and sensitivity to negative criticism and rejection. The symptoms involve more than simply being shy or socially awkward. Avoidant personality disorder causes significant problems that affect the ability to interact with others and maintain relationships in day-to-day life. About 1%

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The Red Panda

The Red Panda

The red panda (Ailurus fulgens), also called the lesser panda, is a mammal native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China. It has reddish-brown fur, a long, shaggy tail, and a waddling gait due to its shorter front legs; it is roughly the size of a domestic cat, though with a longer body and somewhat heavier. It is arboreal, feeds mainly on bamboo, but

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The Microscopium Constellation

The Microscopium Constellation

Microscopium is a minor constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere, one of twelve created in the 18th century by French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille and one of several depicting scientific instruments. Its name is a Latinised form of the Greek word for a microscope. Its stars are faint and hardly visible from most of the non-tropical Northern Hemisphere. The constellation is bordered by Capricornus to

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Histrionic Personality Disorder

Histrionic Personality Disorder

A histrionic personality disorder is characterised by a pervasive pattern of excessive emotionality and attention seeking. Diagnosis is by clinical criteria. Treatment is with psychodynamic psychotherapy. Patients with histrionic personality disorder use their physical appearance, acting in inappropriately seductive or provocative ways, to gain the attention of others. They lack

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The Mensa Constellation

The Mensa Constellation

Mensa is a constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere near the south celestial pole, one of twelve constellations drawn up in the 18th century by French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille. Its name is Latin for a table, though it originally depicted Table Mountain and was known as Mons Mensae. One of the 88 modern constellations, it covers a keystone-shaped wedge of sky approximately 153.5 square

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