There is an interesting parallel between the magic mirror from the Snow White’s fairy tale and the Sacred Scriptures. In the tale, the mirror always answered the Snow Withe’s stepmother with the absolute truth and that is how the Bible answers every one of our quests. Wanting to know if there was anyone prettier than her, Snow White’s stepmother would always ask her mirror: Mirror on the wall who is the fairest of them all? When the mirror, who always answered in her favor sa
One of the characteristics that the Salvation Army is known for is the sale of its tabloid: “The War Cry”. This publication has been in circulation for 140 years, being sold by salvationists in all places, but mainly in bars and restaurants for the purpose of sharing the Word of God and raising funds for the work. I recall one time when selling this journal in a pizza place, I approached a table where a young couple drinking a beer challenged me by saying that God says no for
Due to its importance, the Amazon region has always been in the center of the international discussions, be it for the controversial exploitation of its countless natural resources or for its significance for the planet’s climate balance. Surely what happens there affects directly or indirectly the whole earth globe. The historic records tell that it was the Spaniard Francisco Orellana who around the year 1.540 named the river as Amazon which later also designated the region.
Chile is one of the most seismic countries in the world, there are more earthquakes and temblors here than in any other part of the planet. In fact, the strongest earthquake ever registered in history happened in Valdivia, south of Chile, marking 9,5 in the Richter scale. Despite the frequency of this shakes, one never gets totally used to them and still gets terrified when it happens. The earthquakes happen due to the natural adjustment of the tectonic plaques that move in o
Once again playing in the movies is “Aladdin” the film produced by the Walt Disney studios who once more went to one of the most famous stories from the eastern tale “Arabian Nights” in search for the plot to be reedited. The story tells about a poor young man that finds an oil lamp having inside a Genie who must serve the lamp’s possessor attending to his desires. This time the Genie in the big screen is brilliantly interpreted by the North American actor Will Smith. The fil