IS NATURE GETTING US BACK?  

IS NATURE GETTING US BACK?  

IS NATURE GETTING US BACK?   March in South Africa is the month for human rights. With our MARFAM 2020 theme, OUR WORLD A FAMILY OF FAMILIES which presents a focus on all creation we can even expand human rights to include all rights of all aspects of creation. In...
REFLECTIONS. Extracts from DAILY THOUGHTS MARCH 2020

REFLECTIONS. Extracts from DAILY THOUGHTS MARCH 2020

March 6.   Martha was careful about raising her point. “Conflict in extended families is not uncommon. They may all have grown up together but one may be more or less successful than another, cleverer, have more children or, in some cultures, more wives. There are...
Is Lent for the Birds or for more and for God?

Is Lent for the Birds or for more and for God?

Could an interest in birding and their place in biodiversity be a suitable Lenten practice?  Environmental disasters are one of the areas mentioned by Pope Francis in his Lenten message and loss of biodiversity is at least a low-key disaster. The Holy Father calls for...
Reflection extracts from Daily Thoughts February and March 2020

Reflection extracts from Daily Thoughts February and March 2020

SOME ECO-FRIENDLY LENTEN ACTS OF LOVE AND SACRIFICE.  “REUSE, REDUCE, RECYCLE “ Study and Read:  Do a family project on becoming eco-friendly: pray and share together. check family carbon footprint, energy and water saving, grow herbs, vegetables, trees, eat more...
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...