Sunday, 17 November, 2019

Author: Zheluo Cai

Creation is enthralling and mysterious, and the wisdom of God remains perennially unfathomable. To know Him is to barely understand His heart, but to know myself, despite the many regrettable mistakes that have been made, is to understand the sufficiency of His grace, faithfulness, and lovingkindness. My enriching journey with Him took me through the halls of national service (the army), auditing, cross-cultural missionary service, church work, mentoring, psychology, and caregiving. Although now in retirement, I am still very much a learner at heart and an avid reader, and despite the smudges in life, I love it. Eternity then becomes a lifelong expectation.
War Crimes Court Approves Inquiry Into Violence Against Rohingya

War Crimes Court Approves Inquiry Into Violence Against Rohingya

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have authorised a full-scale investigation into allegations of mass persecution and crimes against humanity that forced at least 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee Myanmar into neighbouring Bangladesh. The ruling, which sets a significant precedent in expanding the jurisdiction of the war crimes court, is the

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gladiolus murielae

Gladiolus Murielae

Gladiolus murielae is a species of flowering plant in the family Iridaceae, native to Eastern Africa, from Ethiopia to Malawi. It has been given a number of English names, including Abyssinian gladiolus and fragrant gladiolus. It is a cormous perennial growing to 70–100 cm (28–39 in) tall, with linear leaves and in late summer, numerous fragrant white flowers with a maroon (occasionally orange)

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Istria, The New Tuscany, Croatia

Istria, The New Tuscany, Croatia

Istria is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. The peninsula is located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Kvarner Gulf. It is shared by three countries: Croatia, Slovenia, and Italy. The geographical features of Istria include the Učka mountain ridge, which is the highest portion of the Cicarija mountain range; the rivers Dragonja, Mirna, Pazinčica, and Raša;

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