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Hidden treasures: COVID-19 unveiling who we really are
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Hidden treasures: COVID-19 unveiling who we really are

Word Mark Hadley One of the familiar stories we tell ourselves when reflecting on hard times is that “they changed us”. I’m not so sure. Having passed through the heart of the cor...

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Making peace with the past
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Making peace with the past

Michelle found God, and freedom on the other side of forgiveness, after her marriage broke down. My childhood was great. I grew up in a safe and loving environment. My mum ran the household of three k...

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Bendigo program ripe to harvest
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Bendigo program ripe to harvest

Gravel Hill gardener Mohammed and two project workers marvel at the growth of the community garden. Words Jessica Morris From the garden to the plate, the Salvos’ Gravel Hill Community Garden h...

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Access denied: The key to unlocking restrictions in your life
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Access denied: The key to unlocking restrictions in your life

The freedom we had come to take for granted was taken away in 2020, but a relationship with Jesus can be accessed at all times. Words Barry Casey We have just experienced the bleakest winter I can rec...

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Diamond in the rough
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Diamond in the rough

James (left) and his wife Taryn assisted in the 2019 Salvos' Red Shield Appeal. Finding genuine friendship and acceptance through Jesus has given James a life he never felt he deserved. Words Bill Sim...

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Middle East deployment a journey of discovery
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Middle East deployment a journey of discovery

Major Garry Johnson outside his home in Townsville. His house, and Salvos truck, were extensively damaged in the 2019 floods. Words Garry Johnson In October 2019, I was deployed as the ‘Sallyma...

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Are we there yet? Learning to wait on God's perfect timing
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Are we there yet? Learning to wait on God's perfect timing

Words Janine Donaldson Those of you who have children will understand something of the agony of a long family road trip. It usually commences with feelings of excitement, anticipation, expectation &#x...

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The Cliff's edge: Recapturing the reason for our existence
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The Cliff's edge: Recapturing the reason for our existence

Words Peter Mcguigan A recent urge to shoot the world’s best photo got the better of him and the image-producer drove to the foothills of a mountain range about 100 kilometres from home. There...

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Salvos in the trenches to battle veteran homelessness
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Salvos in the trenches to battle veteran homelessness

Words Darryl Whitecross The Salvos are at the front line of a fight against increasing homelessness among veterans of Australia’s defence forces through their Veteran Support Program (VSP) in Q...

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