Respect for all an answer to discrimination

Respect for all an answer to discrimination

The question was posed to families to bring to their youth, “Racism is an acknowledged curse of our day, but is there not much more to consider when it comes to discrimination?  Does the word itself become the problem as it suggests making a negative value judgement....
Thoughts on a week that was.  The leaders and the Led

Thoughts on a week that was. The leaders and the Led

Last week it was the SONA that drew the attention of South Africans. A distracting question had been  ‘Were the EFF going to disrupt proceedings?  Were they going to be allowed to do so?   Is disruption an acceptable response when one doesn’t like something and wants...
REFLECTIONS.  Extracts from Daily Thoughts February 2020

REFLECTIONS. Extracts from Daily Thoughts February 2020

February 21. Jocelyn asked, “ Isn’t sometimes doing good a question of faith while in other cases good, altruistic behavior could be a personality trait or even genetic?   I was reading some stuff for an assignment on altruism and was fascinated that research into...
Lifegiving is building positive relationships

Lifegiving is building positive relationships

Chris shared, “I remember once reading an article on Lifegiving that was genuinely “life-giving” to me.  It taught me that lifegiving is not only about having babies and issues around contraception. It refers to any positive, upbuilding kind of relationship.  And so...
Should we pray, “Lead us not into temptation?”

Should we pray, “Lead us not into temptation?”

Jonathan raised a matter that also worried others. “Hey, doesn’t this passage in James letter, “He himself tempts no one” conflict with what we say in the Our Father, ”’Lead us not into temptation.’ I must say that has been bothering me.” James replied, “I know, even...