Our picture from Pixabay today featuring many words, has been picked to tie in with our Thought For The Week below
On This Day
On January 23rd 1978 Sweeden became the first country in the world to ban aerosol sprays, believed to be damaging to earth’s ozone layer.
On January 23rd 2020 China locked down the city of Wuhan and its 9 million people, in a belated but ultimately successful effort to control the city’s Covid 19 epidemic. The rest of the world still had no idea of the Covid storm that was also heading their way.
Arjen Robben (Soccer Player) is 39
Ella Rodriguez (Instagram Star) is 24
Saint For Today
The Saint for today Jan 23rd is Saint John the Almsgiver. He lived in Cyprus in the 7th century
Significance Of Today
We continue the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity which is an annual event that brings together Christians from different denominations to pray for unity among the church. It finishes this coming Wednesday
Interesting Quote For Today
““Don’t mix bad words with your bad mood. You’ll have many opportunities to change a mood, but you’ll never get the opportunity to replace the words you spoke.” ~Author Unknown
Did You Know
Did you know that the Philippines consists of 7,641 islands. The Philippines is an archipelago, which means it’s made up of a group of islands, 7,641 to be exact!