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Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:"Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me" Psalms 23:4Have you ever felt as though whatever you are battling is greater than...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:When Esther Omoregie is not busy being a diva - showcasing her witty personality - she can be found co-hosting a children's programme on NCU FM, working on outreach projects for the needy, and living life like it is golden....

Published:Saturday | January 12, 2019 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Manchester, Jamaica:We are just two weeks into the first month of the new year, and already, people are beginning to execute some of the plans they had made for 2019. But what is a plan and realisation of that plan without God at the centre of it?...

Published:Saturday | January 5, 2019 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

His kids only ever get to see him in person on weekends and select holidays, but Keitho Nembhard does all he can to ensure his presence is felt as a full-time father, even though he is miles away from home. With eight-year-old son, Liam, and two-...

Published:Saturday | January 5, 2019 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Manchester, Jamaica:"My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, for length of days and years of life and peace they will add to you. Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck;...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester Sister Charmaine Stobbs, more popularly known as Charmaine Ital, and who has been a part of the Rastafarian movement from birth, said that she has always been mystically led with the gift of words and medicine."I grew up with...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Eight-year-old Sara Mungalsingh has been excelling in most, if not all, areas of her life and said it is her dream to continue the trend of winning."I really like dancing and gymnastics, and I have been doing it since I was...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:For six years, Purcess Wright has worked in an environment that has not only changed her outlook on children with special needs, but has afforded her the opportunity to show them love she only thought she had for her offspring...

Published:Saturday | December 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:"Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendour .9 'All this I will give you,' he said, 'if you will bow down and worship me'. Mathew 4:8-9There is little to...

Published:Monday | December 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:With news of a financial crisis, following years of decrease in enrolment coming to public attention recently, Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is revealing that brighter days are ahead, having received institutional...

Published:Saturday | December 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:He has been the manager for the Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS) Mandeville branch for quite some time, but more important, he has been faithfully leading the people of God for the past eight years."I didn't know I...

Published:Saturday | December 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:He was the first of her five children, one of her favourites, and one who took a huge part of her heart when he left this earth.Maria Boyd-Rhone has never been the same since she laid her son, Sheldon Davis, to rest. These...

Published:Saturday | December 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:With news of a financial crisis following years of a decrease in enrolment coming to public attention recently, Northern Caribbean University (NCU) is revealing that brighter days are ahead, having received institutional...

Published:Saturday | December 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Lancaster, Manchester:It is said that God does not give an individual more than they can bear, but to Stephanie Thompson, it seems as if God trusts her a little bit more than she trusts herself.From a marital separation that left her with nothing...

Published:Saturday | December 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:"There is nothing as powerful as a mother's love and nothing as healing as a child's soul."It was at her lowest point that Shanella Palmer considered the suggestions of friends and family, and pushed through the loss of her...

Published:Saturday | November 24, 2018 | 12:11 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mount Prospect, Manchester:Nineteen-year-old Peter-Gaye Whyte was never bound to attending church as a child, neither was she told she had to be spiritual or religious, and this has followed her right through to adulthood.The young woman said that...

Published:Saturday | November 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Manchester, Jamaica:"For the Word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart." Hebrews 4:12The Bible has...

Published:Saturday | November 17, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Acknowledging the increase in the number of innovative businesses, particularly by young people who are creating products from Jamaican raw material, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw is...

Published:Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:Licensed firearm holders in Manchester could face stricter penalties for losing their guns as the police continue to battle with the increased incidents of negligence."It has been a consistent challenge since the two yearsthat...

Published:Saturday | November 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

The Bible said before the Saviour's Second Coming there will be signs and wonders and many will fall into problems they would have never dreamt of falling into.But hope is not to be killed and the Church must remain a beacon on the hill, according...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 11:13 PMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:They say that behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back. And that proves to be true for the women of the Made in Manchester Women's Movement, who continue to do all they can to create...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Popular Mandeville-based attorney-at-law Norman Godfrey found himself on the other side of the law last Friday when the judge presiding over his cases in the Manchester Circuit Court ordered that he be taken into custody for...

Published:Saturday | October 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester:Allene Edwards sat in the doctor's office with her nine-year-old daughter and heard the words of confirmation, but could not come to terms with what would be her new reality: a child living with diabetes.Edwards, who developed...

Published:Saturday | October 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

They say it is a blessing when one can help another, and for the past few years, the members of the Universities and Colleges Apostolic Ministry (UCAM) have been doing just that: helping young people like themselves reach their academic goal."Over...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 11:14 PMTamara Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Students who move from their hometown and relocate to another parish to pursue studies oftentimes find it difficult to retain their active religious lifestyles, with the absence of like-minded persons or a building to accommodate their faith.It was...

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