Jolenta Yolanda of Poland-15 June 2017

Blessed Jolenta Yolanda of Poland Saint of the Day for June 12 (c. 1235 – June 11,1298) Blessed Jolenta of Poland’s Story Jolenta was the daughter of Bela IV, King of Hungary. Her sister, St. Kunigunde, was married to the Duke of Poland. Jolenta was sent to Poland where her sister was to supervise her [...]

Saint of the day 19th February

St. Conrad of Piacenza Lived: (1290-1350) | Feast Day: Friday, February 19, 2016 Born of a noble family in northern Italy, Conrad as a young man married Euphrosyne, daughter of a nobleman.One day while hunting he ordered attendants to set fire to some brush in order to flush out the game. The fire spread to [...]

‘Bionic spine’ could enable paralysed patients to walk using subconscious thought | Science | The Guardian

Australian developers say mind-controlled device, which will be tested in humans next year, is the ‘holy grail’ for bionics researchers Source: ‘Bionic spine’ could enable paralysed patients to walk using subconscious thought | Science | The Guardian

Leadership

Leadership  –  we have been hearing quite a bit about it lately …. from National and International Politicians (who argue over who has the better Economic Policy or who is best “to run the show”) … from our various National Sports Organisations (who argue about “salary caps” or who vie for prime media time to [...]

Life is made up of not what I do

“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. Benjamin Franklin It has struck me during the past few months, as more and more “bad” news emerges reported almost daily, in the aftermath of such thing as murders, air tragedies, attacks and abuse of every kind [...]

Navel gazing can have its limits !

Late Summer on the East Coast of Australia (southern hemisphere). Warm to hot days in Sydney. Long evening Shadows in Perth, Western Australia. Humidity in Brisbane, Queensland. In recent years,  prolonged  heat waves in Adelaide, South Australia. Bushfires in the southern part of the Continent and floods in the North…. In the northern hemisphere, cold [...]

Epiphany – the Manifestation of the Divine

“Hot Cross Buns on sale in January ?! What are they (one of our friendly local supermarket chains) up to ?!” I was forced to stop for a moment and think about what I was witnessing here: Pure profit-taking on the part of big business ? (“People do love eating them,” says one Food Retail [...]