In the King James Version of the Holy Bible, Job 42:12-15 reads as follows: So the Lord blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning. […] He had also seven sons and three daughters, and he called the name of the first Jemima, and the name of the …Read More »
Freya’s Advice: Is nixing of anti-buggery law pushing us closer to Second Coming?
As the courts came to a decision on whether to revoke the buggery law in Trinidad and Tobago, I was observing the goings-on in our beautiful two-island republic with great trepidation. And excitement. And as I also observe what is happening on the international front, I have reason to believe …Read More »
Afryea’s Advice: Parents and guardians, caution! Carnival church camp can corrupt your child
Carnival, the Greatest Show on Earth, was one of my favourite times of the year. Apart from the extra holidays we all received, it was a time when the church would go out to camp somewhere in the countryside to get away from the noise and the confusion and the …Read More »
Fryea’s Advice: Does your priest or pastor prey? It’s time to confront sex abuse in church
In a recent address to our nation, Prime Minister Keith Rowley encouraged us as a people to do our part in curbing criminal activities in our country. As a result of that clarion call, I have decided to shine a light on a dark issue that has been affecting our …Read More »
Fryea’s Advice: Will the PNM even countenance the discord dumping the Concordat will cause?
A release from the Communications Department advertises the Ministry of Education’s National Consultation on Education. The release, dated 15 February, 2016, identifies the amendment of the Concordat as one of the items on the agenda. What!?!? Amend the Concordat? Absurd! Preposterous!! Why? Because concordats, once signed, cannot be amended without …Read More »
Trump, Trini gods and threats to Sunday freedom? Charles asks about dependence and independence
“The immense devastation and tragedy this world has been facing in recent times propels me to ensure my life is in harmony with the word of God. However, when the President of the most powerful country in the world signs an influential public document that selects a specific day as …Read More »
Dear Editor: Has the Church finally stifled Martin Luther’s Protest?
“Tuesday 31 October, 2017 will mark 500 years since that day when Martin Luther posted his theses on the church’s door[…] “Where is the fire that burned in the hearts of men opposing the system that was trying to get men to submit their consciences to them at all costs?” …Read More »