February 26th, 2017

Life

Horoscopes

  • Horoscopes-Thursday, February 9th, 2017

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017: This year you often feel as if you are between a rock and hard place. You know what you feel, though there is a changeable quality to your feelings. Look at the long-term implications of your ideas, and think twice before taking a risk. If you are single, [...] Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Horoscopes-Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2016: This year you see the pros and cons of different situations more clearly. As a result, you make stronger decisions. The unexpected occurs. You also open up to new ideas. If you are single, a new type of person could enter your life and encourage you to embrace [...] Read More »

    3 weeks ago
  • Horoscopes-Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017: This year you have a new emotional quality to your ideas and thoughts, yet you remain extremely rational. Still, use caution financially; otherwise, you could fall prey to get-rich-quick schemes. If you are single, getting involved romantically will be easy, as you have so many potential suitors. Prior [...] Read More »

    3 weeks ago
  • Horoscopes-Friday, January 20th, 2017

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Jan. 20, 2017: This year you feel an innate tension between who you are and your professional obligations. Sometimes this subconscious struggle adds a level of fatigue to your days. If you are single, you could meet someone of significance sometime after summer. Enjoy getting to know this person! If you [...] Read More »

    1 month ago

Religion

  • Take this cup away from me

    Keeping direction Last of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Instead of debating issues of national importance during elections, candidates may cause distractions about personal issues, like character flaws and past mistakes of their opponents. Then politics get dirty. When Christ started his official ministry, Satan right away tried to cause distraction about his person, [...] Read More »

    1 day ago
  • Detours and distractions

    Second of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Staying on course at sea – before the days of the sextant, compass and GPS – was difficult, especially when it was overcast and dark moon. Without external reference points, seafarers were at a loss. Today’s cars can be equipped with GPS: one enters the destination, and [...] Read More »

    1 week ago
  • Continuity amid change

    Keeping direction First of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Houses can be renovated without demolishing them. Ordinary homes around the hospital have been transformed to offices for medical specialists. Minor rearrangements of walls and doors gave old houses a second lease on life. People are also changing all the time, yet they remain the [...] Read More »

    2 weeks ago
  • Good and evil force choices

    Jacob M. Van Zyl Life on Earth presents good and bad options all the time. For the pessimist, the picture is dark with a few tiny bright spots; for the optimist, all is bright and beautiful with only a few dark dots. Both views are unrealistic and exaggerated. In success and failure, we can make [...] Read More »

    4 weeks ago
  • Dynamic interaction of opposites

    Shade and light First of three parts Jacob M. Van Zyl Yin-yang mono-duality plays an important part in Chinese philosophy. The two opposites are interdependent and need each other to be productive. Yin-yang point to interacting opposites like shade/light, cold/hot, passive/active, water/fire, and female/male. Wife and husband compliment each other, physically and emotionally, and their [...] Read More »

    1 month ago