To have the right papers
I wonder how it would feel if someone told you that you weren’t allowed to eat certain food or go to certain places because your mom and dad did not have the right papers. Your friends can go wherever they like, but you can only play with them in certain places. I can see myself […]
Smiling in your struggles
I walked out of church. The minister had talked about the desert where we sometimes find ourselves. We all end up in the desert at one time or another and it is not an enjoyable experience. The minister said that in the desert God cut off all those things that weren’t part of his plan […]
Let it go!
Philippians 3:12-16 Do things from your past pop up every now and then to stop you in your tracks? Sometimes without warning – sometimes when you end up in a similar situation or when you return to the place where you’ve made the mistake. When I drive along the N2 past Riversdale I get a […]
Reaction to our actions
Philippians 3:4-11 It was on the TV screens at the gym that I first heard about Oscar Pistorius and Reeva’s trauma. My heart shrank and I felt so very sorry for him. The court cases following later were not easy and there were as many opinions as there was hair on your head. In the […]