By Reid Sexton for The Age (Melbourne, Australia) on 8 Mar 2008
God and the green movement are battling for the hearts and minds of middle Australia.
As record numbers desert religion, environmentalism is increasingly being used to fill the void, KPMG demographer Bernard Salt said. The green movement advocates ideas such as salvation, damnation and atonement that are similar to those of traditional faiths.
London (PTI): Lilting strains of the sitar and other forms of Indian music will feature prominently in the curriculum of schools in London from the forthcoming academic year starting in September. The Harrow-based Krishna Avanti Primary School, Britain's first state-funded Hindu school, will weave elements of Indian music, dance, drama and yoga into the national curriculum.
We all want our freedoms, but it seems they are not so free. Recent figures reveal that the cost of freeing Iraq and hopefully the rest of us from tyrants and terrorists is well over one trillion dollars and rising. Then there is the grisly cost of casualties, over ninety thousand dead and innumerable others injured.
By The Rev. Trent Patterson for Statesville Record and Landmark on 8 Mar 2008
I’m a fairly simple person and it’s quite ironic, given my high school English grades, that any of you would even read these thoughts flowing from my puny, little brain. However, living the simple life is not completely bad. I personally believe that simple living, common sense and a love for the Lord create a winning combination.