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Stories by Shanique Samuels

Published:Thursday | December 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:For Joel Chambers, life is art and his art mirrors life. The 36-year-old Central Village native portrays himself as a holistic artist who does not believe in only painting special objects."I paint any and everything...

Published:Saturday | November 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Pastor Rollington Morgan is a roving minister, but attends the John Austin Baptist Church in Pennants, Clarendon. He is of the view that one of the reasons Jamaica's moral fibre is rapidly deteriorating is because people don't look out for each...

Published:Saturday | November 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Through prayer, the children of God can conquer all things. That is a proven fact.According to Evangelist John F. K. Martin of the Seventh-day Adventist Central Jamaica Conference, prayer is very sacred because it is you and God communicating."As a...

Published:Thursday | November 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:The Foga Road High School in Clarendon is taking steps to ensure that students who participate in sporting activities are subjected to mandatory health screening. Principal Kerinth Campbell has indicated that students will not be...

Published:Saturday | November 12, 2016 | 12:01 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Forgiveness is the best gift a person can give to someone who has done them wrong because not only does it lighten your burden and allow you peace of mind; it also frees the wrongdoer of their guilt and fear of revenge.The Bible...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2016 | 10:57 AMShanique Samuels

The island's health sector is again facing scrutiny after claims that a pregnant woman was forced to give birth on a sidewalk because she was turned away by staff at the Chapelton hospital in Clarendon. A relative told The Gleaner that the...

Published:Saturday | November 5, 2016 | 12:21 AMShanique Samuels

Romeo Francis and his two children were left homeless after his four-bedroom dwelling was destroyed by fire last month. He watched helplessly as his nearly two decades of hard work and earnings went up in flames. “It’s like somebody try...

Published:Saturday | November 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

A strong relationship with Jesus Christ is important for Christians to continue on the path to salvation if they are to make it into the 'land of milk and honey'. It makes absolutely no sense to accept Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, take the...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Agriculture is being fingered as the key to development, and in a bid to have it structured in order to maximise its full potential, State Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture J.C. Hutchinson has relaunched the school-gardening programme....

Published:Saturday | October 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Seventeen-year-old Vernado Walcott is trying hard to reintegrate himself into the society he once knew before he was carted off to a place of safety in Westmoreland. The Clifton Boys' Home is where he spent the last six years...

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2016 | 12:06 PMShanique Samuels

The Clarendon police have recovered for the second time in three days a cache of police and army paraphernalia being used by criminals in the parish. The items were reportedly recovered during a police raid in the community of Bucknor on the...

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Nicholas Robertson has been down death's road and back. But now he says being a Christian gives him hope for eternal life as the God he serves took him from a life of sin into the kingdom to fulfill his purpose.At the age of 15, a police officer...

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

When Ann-Marie Graham thought her life was meaningless, she was encouraged by the unlikeliest of persons: the now incarcerated dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel.Graham, who was part of the aborted Vybz Kartel Reality Show Teacha's Pet, did things she...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

EFFORTVILLE, Clarendon:The Effortville Police Youth Club and the Romans 12 Bible Studies and Outreach Ministries have established a partnership in an effort to extend their reach in several communities to positively influence at-risk...

Published:Saturday | October 15, 2016 | 12:13 AMShanique Samuels

In Galatians 5, Paul taught that one of the fruits of the flesh is 'discord'. He said we are prone to offend and upset others, to hate, to withhold forgiveness and to be divided. This is something every couple needs to be aware of, whether married...

Published:Wednesday | October 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Persons who suffer from heart attacks and stroke will have access to better treatment the next time they visit the May Pen Hospital, thanks to a well-needed donation of a cardiac monitor that was handed over to the facility...

Published:Saturday | October 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Andre and Patrica Dixon have been married for 10 years. Dixon said choosing her as his life partner was a no brainer because he spotted the qualities he was looking for in a wife very early."I knew she was the one for more than one reason. I...

Published:Saturday | October 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

The Bible says, 'Young men, I call upon you because you are strong'. God needs young people because they are fit and vibrant and can do the work for the kingdom. Shanika McCalla has been working to win souls for the kingdom since she gave her life...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2016 | 12:07 AMShanique Samuels

When everything else fails, try Jesus. Derron Manning came to this realisation after searching for peace and comfort in all the wrong places and in the wrong things."I felt like I was at the end of the road, living a life outside of Christ. I had...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2016 | 12:07 AMShanique Samuels

"Delight thyself also in the LORD: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart." (Psalm 37:4)This is a Bible verse that Nordia Samuels has proven to be true because she has lived it."As young people, there are many desires that we have, and...

Published:Thursday | September 29, 2016 | 12:11 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:After reading Ryon Gordon's story published in The Gleaner last month, Junior James felt compelled to extend a hand to a fellow brother desirous of becoming one of Jamaica's most productive young men.The article: Not Deterred:...

Published:Saturday | September 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Courting is an important activity especially for Christian couples at the premarital stage. As Christians, it is expected that they live a life that is 'good' and 'pleasing' to God. This therefore brings about a Christian's need to know the person...

Published:Saturday | September 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Sabrina Calder-Groves says the best thing about her Christian journey is having a peace of mind, knowing that no matter how impossible a situation might seem, the Lord always takes her through it, a lesson she learnt the hard way."When I was about...

Published:Thursday | September 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

ROCKY POINT, Clarendon:Equipped with gloves, rakes, data cards and garbage bags, 40 volunteers gathered at a small, secluded beach along the Rocky Point Port Road in Clarendon last Saturday to participate in the 31st Annual International Coastal...

Published:Saturday | September 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Kevoy Blackwood grew up singing in church, and at six years old, he was able to recognise the voice of God calling him to get saved and be baptised. It has been 16 years since he answered that call and he's still riding on the salvation highway on...

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