Reflections

The Weak & the Strong

If you were to ask me what marks a true community, I would say that at the heart of it is the members’ prior commitment to the group and its well-being. True communities are built on the realization that we need each other, that relationships are important. The core values that tie a community are …

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Focus on the Family?

The family has been, and is a matter of great concern, both from the personal and public realms. Most would affirm that strong families are our foundation and our future, and they form the ideal structure of society. Jonathon Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, once wrote: The family …

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Can I Trust You?

Can I trust you? This question with just four words often occupies our minds to one degree or another, consciously or unconsciously. Whether we are talking about money, fidelity, social support, business dealings or secret-keeping, trust is needed. It is not restricted to the big things like major financial transactions or marital infidelity; it also …

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Give Thanks!

Why be grateful? The simple, straightforward answer is because God is good. The goodness of God is reflected in his care and provision for humankind as a whole – creating a good and beautiful earth for us to enjoy and providing for our many needs. It is also reflected in us being created after His …

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