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Living in the moment
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Living in the moment

Words Nicola Poore Sometimes it feels like there are five seasons – summer, autumn, winter, spring and Christmas. Just like with the conventional seasons, the Christmas season has definite mark...

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Light in the darkness
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Light in the darkness

Words Janine Donaldson Warmest greetings! For author Emily Dickinson, hope is the thing with feathers. In my present world, hope is the small things. Never has this been more pronounced than this year...

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Christmas hope comes full circle
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Christmas hope comes full circle

Helping others at Christmas time is the highlight of the year for Rosemary. Words Naomi Singlehurst Rosemary is passionate about her work as a Salvos Christmas coordinator supporting those in need, be...

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Lydia's vision to run the race of life
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Lydia's vision to run the race of life

Tasmanian Salvo sees dignity in every person she meets. Words Jessica Morris Lydia Bruford was born to run. Even in Hobart’s chilly winter air, she will be seen striding along the pavement near...

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The business of restoration
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The business of restoration

The God of new beginnings and second chances Words Robert Donaldson It is heartbreaking to drive around and see that so many local businesses that were thriving this time last year are now nothing mor...

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June's story
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June's story

A traumatised mother and her children have new hope for the future. June and her two daughters were brought to Australia on a partner visa by an Australian man whom she later married. Not long into th...

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Return to hope
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Return to hope

Frontline staff share the challenges and joys of life in a domestic violence shelter. Words Simone Worthing The annual commemoration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Viol...

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Developing close relationships in a post-COVID world
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Developing close relationships in a post-COVID world

The vital role of trust Words Barry Casey I have a feeling that the term ‘social distancing’ is here to stay. I cannot recall ever using that phrase before, but it rolls off my tongue so...

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Grateful dad gives back in the lead-up to Christmas
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Grateful dad gives back in the lead-up to Christmas

Justin Brown (left) and Geoff Moore are volunteer drivers for The Salvation Army Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal. Words Ruth Carr As a suddenly single father, with sole custody of three boys under 11, Justi...

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TikTok and other internet time bombs
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TikTok and other internet time bombs

Building a firm ‘heart’ foundation to safeguard our kids Words Mark Hadley It was simultaneously the most surprising and alarming email I had ever received from my son’s school. I...

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