“Don’t let the world around you squeeze you into its own mould, but let God re-mould your minds from within...”
Romans 12:2

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Real Women who count.

Hilary Butler - Monday, January 23, 2017
Sydney Elizabeth Parkin Born 8 August 1879 Died 5 November 1955 While watching the “pink” marches, my thoughts turned back to my grandmother. A real woman. Fiercely independent; well educated, who had the backbone and the guts to do the unthinkable. First she married my grandfather, but to get to him, traveled through Russia (trans-Siberian rail) on her own – something...

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The Seduction of Satire.

Hilary Butler - Sunday, January 22, 2017
   The Onion, which calls itself “America’s finest news source”, filled space with another vitriol variant on Mike Pence today. “What Hilary? You don’t like satire? It’s just words Hilary. Humour makes the world go around didn’t you know?” What I know is that death and life are in the power of words, and those who love words, w...

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