Monday, 22 April, 2019
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.
International Alert

Most Inspiring Peace Initiatives: International Alert

International Alert is an independent international peacebuilding organization, operating programmes around the world to address conflict. Its mission is to build a more peaceful world by: working with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions; shaping policies and practices to support peace; and collaborating with those striving for peace. Alert accomplishes

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Candida Auris: General Information

Candida Auris: General Information

Healthcare facilities in several countries have reported that a type of yeast called Candida auris has been causing severe illness in hospitalized patients. In some patients, this yeast can enter the bloodstream and spread throughout the body, causing serious invasive infections. This yeast often does not respond to commonly used antifungal drugs, making infections

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Marine Plastic Pollution Costs $2.5 Trillion A Year

Marine Plastic Pollution Costs $2.5 Trillion A Year

Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans costs society billions of dollars every year in damaged and lost resources, research has found. Fisheries, aquaculture, recreational activities and global wellbeing are all negatively affected by plastic pollution, with an estimated 1-5% decline in the benefit humans derive from oceans. The resulting cost

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Most Inspiring Peace Initiative: Intergovernmental Authority on Development

Most Inspiring Peace Initiative: Intergovernmental Authority on Development

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) was created in 1996 to succeed the Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development that was founded in 1986 to deal with issues related to drought and desertification in the Horn Africa. IGAD came to existence with a new name, organizational structure and a revitalized

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Where Not To Travel In 2019

Where Not To Travel In 2019

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs publishes regularly up-to-date travel advisories for every country, and especially for U.S. citizens, it is prudent that we check their website for any last minute information: viz., https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html/ On January 10, 2018, the Department of State launched improvements to how they

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