I’ve been involved in a counseling situation with a family for some weeks, and we finally got to the root of one aspect of the problem only last week. It seems their teenage children had been gulping down so-called ‘energy drinks‘, ultra-high in caffeine and other additives, and this had been affecting their behavior. I… Continue reading The dangers of ‘energy drinks’
Red faces in the security department, I’d say!
On May 21st it was announced in Sweden that two contractors had been arrested for trying to smuggle explosives onto the site of a nuclear power station. “Two Swedish men were arrested … The prosecutor suspects them of sabotage,” Sven-Erik Karlsson of the Kalmar county police told AFP. He said both men were contractors who… Continue reading Red faces in the security department, I’d say!
Oral sex isn’t a safe alternative any more
As a pastor, I was often asked by parents to speak with their teenage children about sexual issues. Usually I told the parents that it would be a waste of time for me to talk to them. First, I wasn’t their parent, but an outsider, and one whom they regarded as biased towards a particular… Continue reading Oral sex isn’t a safe alternative any more
Keep an eye on China’s ‘quake dams’
I’m sure many readers have heard of the dams formed by recent earthquakes in China. For those who may not have heard the full story, this report gives alarming details: One of the tragic ironies of the recent earthquake in China is that it has created numerous new, extremely dangerous dams in a country that… Continue reading Keep an eye on China’s ‘quake dams’