Challenge Good News Paper - 376 February 2015

Anger is over
Sparks and a love like fire
When a child loses hope
How spiders keep focus
Summer garden tips

No fame no shame

No fame no shame

From acting fame to humble taxi cab, Frank Rautenbach shares why life’s disappointments put things into perspective
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Expect the unexpected

Expect the unexpected

There is something serious we can all learn from a batsman, a crocodile hunter and a princess...
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Cursed world explains Ebola disease

Cursed world explains Ebola disease

For the last year or so, a deadly epidemic has ravaged West Africa. The culprit is the Ebola virus, named after the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This causes a high-grade fever accompanied by abnormal bleeding, both internal and external—hence the term 'viral haemorrhagic fever'—plus other nasty things like diarrhoea and vomiting. Ebola disease is especially dangerous because it turns the body's own immune system against it.
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Anger will not dominate me

Anger will not dominate me

Shelby has hope and liberty despite childhood abuse and his parents’ divorce
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Is this the new normal?

Is this the new normal?

Following the shocking inner-city Sydney siege by an Islamic State supporter many have lamented our growing sense of insecurity, as well as the diminishing presence of love and peace in our world.
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The reason for pain

The reason for pain

Breaking bones, being burnt by fire or cutting yourself on something is never a fun experience. The pain of wounds can sometimes seem unbearable. Has it ever made you wonder why we feel pain? Even emotional pain from heartbreak or loss of a loved one can make us feel physically sick. What if I told you that our world was not created to be painful?
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Deeper meaning than pop culture

Deeper meaning than pop culture

'Follow your HEART' was the motto Katharine Hartnett lived by until heartbreak prompted a search for deeper meaning in life.
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Sparks and a love like fire

Sparks and a love like fire

Many will curl up on the couch this Valentine's Day with a box of chocolates and pine over lost love or snuggle with their partner in front of a Nicholas Sparks chick-flick. I will probably be one of them and I have to ask myself why.
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HEAVEN—OH SO POPULAR!

HEAVEN—OH SO POPULAR!

Have you noticed how much heaven has been in the news lately? It makes me think that most people have a hope somewhere in their hearts that such a place exists and that they might have a chance of getting there.
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‘Unbroken’ man’s greatest victory

‘Unbroken’ man’s greatest victory

The new Unbroken movie about American war hero Louis Zamperini tells the incredible story of the man who went from being an Olympic runner to surviving a plane crash, 47 days at sea and war camp torture. In all this Louis depended on God then forgave his Japanese tormentors when he accepted Jesus' forgiveness at a Billy Graham crusade.
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Will your resolution make the distance?

Will your resolution make the distance?

It's of the start of a new year and for many people – that means one thing: broken promises, I mean, News Year Resolutions.
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When a  child loses hope

When a child loses hope

One child every week takes their own life in our “lucky” country …that’s enough to make anyone stop and think
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No ordinary miracle

No ordinary miracle

As a mother and primary school chaplain, Jenny shares the reason for her hope
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Biochemist no longer tormented inside

Biochemist no longer tormented inside

‘On the outside I was fine but on the inside I knew things weren’t right,’ Dr Ainsley Chalmers says
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Myth #1 – Heaven is a Myth?

For some, like a famous Australian media magnate, a few minutes of clinical 'death,' convinces them that there is no afterlife. Others who have been through unearthly 'near death' experiences disagree. But neither such experiences conclusively prove the reality of life after death.
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Spiders’ “out-of-focus” eyes help them see depth

Spiders’ “out-of-focus” eyes help them see depth

Jumping spiders don't use webs to catch their prey, but pounce on them accurately. Researchers have long wondered how tiny eyes could provide the depth perception needed, or how a brain smaller than a house fly's could interpret it.
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Controversial novel inspires search

Controversial novel inspires search

Brad was surprised by his research into ‘The Da Vinci Code’
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Truth trumps fantasy

Truth trumps fantasy

Selfish fantasies cost Denis his family but the truth set him free
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Baby on a budget

Baby on a budget

Here are some handy money-saving ideas for new mums and dads...
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“i” culture tears us apart

“i” culture tears us apart

The Bond franchise recently announced plans for the 24th movie in the series including the oldest ever "Bond girl", 50-year-old Italian actress, Monica Bellucci. Commenting on why she won the plumb role, Bellucci seemed un-phased by all the hype because after all, as she told the press, she had "beauty and talent!"
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Mobile phone contracts explained

Mobile phone contracts explained

Fixed-term ('post-paid') contracts vary in length, generally from one to two years. They usually involve a range of charges, such as connection (flag-fall) and call charges, monthly access fee; device repayment; service disconnection and reconnection charges; variation and termination fees and charges for internet data usage through the mobile phone handset.
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Planning to Survive Summer

Planning to Survive Summer

In your garden, the New Year is an excellent time to celebrate the things that brought joy to your heart last year, take stock of the failures and continue protecting plants from our searing summer heat.
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Family races into history books

Family races into history books

Laura Klock and daughters Erika and Karlee are the first mother-daughter-daughter trio in the history of land speed motorcycle racing to hold simultaneous records, but the road to success has not been easy
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