Food for thought and soul including observations and reflective opinion pieces on current issues.
The closest thing I’ve ever had to a ‘calling’ in my life was when, as a fledgling journalist, I realised I didn’t believe in a lot of what I wrote.
In 2008, Lesley Elliott lived every parent’s nightmare when her daughter, Sophie, was murdered by an ex-boyfriend. This year, Lesley won the Women of Influence Awards, for her campaign to educate young people about the signs of partner abuse.
Every person who doesn’t resort to violence in their home is making a difference to the future of people’s lives. Every person who encourages someone to seek help is making a difference
Spiritual retreats can be defining moments in our spiritual journey says Heather Rodwell.
Big, bad motorbikes have become a metaphor for Rob’s evolving spiritual journey, reflected in his latest series, The Survivors Guide to Hell, Part Two.
Brenton Millar on why renewed hope is a powerful thing.
‘We want to give our kids a better life than we had,’ explains Pat,a gang leader who is running a programme for ‘the hardest to reach’ with support from The Salvation Army.
The International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated this year on October 11. Shakti, a refuge for ethnic women in New Zealand, is promoting the day to highlight the veiled childhoods of some of our girls.
Former All Black Sir John Kirwan has become the face of depression in New Zealand. He talks to Robin Raymond about tackling his own illness and his mission to help others through a message of hope.