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Universal spiritual values

We are told Bigger is Better. Big Airports, Big Bridges, Big Corporations, Big Shopping Malls, Big Dams, Bigger Banks, Bigger Plantation Firms, Bigger Highways (oh, what a nuisance, the oil is running out though) and even Big Agriculture. And...
For all those suffering, in pain or despair, a little song of hope before you rest for the night. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foUrBztgzZA?rel=0&w=470&h=269]
Some people complain when they hear sermons from religious preachers which they think are too “political”. Many feel uncomfortable when these preachers question the existing social and economic and even political order and the prevailing values of the day....
Yesterday began with some trepidation but in the end bridge-builders trumped would-be 'Bible-burners' with a series of unexpected initiatives to seize the day. Here is the story in pictures. Uniformed and plainclothes police, MPSP enforcement personnel and journalists...
Before 1Malaysia, there was already OneHeart, the story of a multi-ethnic group of young Malaysians who wanted to run a business - without being driven by profits. Today, blog reader Mist commenting on my "Two Million Ringgit Man" posting observed: I...
The Bishop of Rome, Francis, has condemned the culture of bribery and corruption as serious sins that rob people, including the children of the culprits, of their dignity. Blog reader Michael who alerted me to this article from the...
The MP for Shah Alam, Khalid Abdul Samad from Pas, received a standing ovation and thunderous applause from 350 parishioners of the Church of the Divine Merch in Shah Alam. He had offered to meet the parishioners for a...
Another reflection written by a good friend of mine. From darkness to the light A simple analysis of the contents of the elections campaign and its strategies especially by Barisan Nasional has left much to be desired. In fact it...
The folks at Aliran are revamping their website and today, they have launched a regular column "Thinking Allowed online," featuring almost daily commentaries on current issues. The idea is to look at the story behind the news and analyse the...
The Catholic Church is synchronising an unprecedented global hour of prayer and eucharistic adoration from 5.00pm to 6.00pm Rome time or 11.00pm to midnight Malaysian time. Cathedrals and parishes around the world are expected to join in with synchronised...

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