What is Our Desire?

May 24, 2009 by  
Filed under Personal Development, Society

Oniomania is a medical term describing the compulsive desire to shop. It is generally considered a pathology. However, given our current economic crisis, governments and corporations alike wouldn’t mind if we were all stricken with a little oniomania. How about you? Have you felt the desire to shop lately? Do you feel a patriotic duty […]

The New Morality

Today, our society is at war. The battlefront is not in Iraq—it is right here in North America. Under attack is our ability to distinguish between right and wrong. Under the cloak of freedom and tolerance we have abandoned a morality grounded in Judeo-Christian ethics replacing it with the concept of moral relativism. Moral relativism […]

When a Nation Repents

April 1, 2007 by  
Filed under Repentance, Society

“Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown. So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them” Jonah 3:4-5. The immediate future does not look hopeful for all nations, especially for Canada, America, and Britain. It is quite […]

Christmas Goes Overboard

Years ago, at Christmas you were fortunate to get an extra lump of coal in your stocking to warm yourself by the pot belly stove. Times were very hard and many didn’t have much. Occasionally, your mother was able to surprise the whole family with an extra piece of meat and, perhaps, bake some plum […]

My Feasts

December 1, 2006 by  
Filed under Editorials, Holy Days, Is it Christian?

At this time of the year, many people have been planning for the past weeks or even months how they intend on spending their time during the holiday season. They all look forward to having the most wonderful time of the year, in keeping with the popular expectations of this festive time of Christmas. People […]

Saturnalia

December 1, 2006 by  
Filed under Is it Christian?

Saturnalia was an ancient Roman festival celebrated to honour the god Saturn. The celebration would start in mid-December and last from five to seven days, during which the courts and normal community business would be suspended. The Collins Encyclopaedia describes Saturnalia as a “large and important public festival” that took place in ancient Egypt from […]

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