As we progress further into this new year is it not a good idea to make the words of the opening stanza of TODAY’S PSALM [27 or 26] an anchor to keep us upbeat and steady throughout the months that lie ahead? The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The […]
Miracles take a little longer, so they say!? There is no doubt that I am happy to be with you all, yet again – and we start with this year of The Winged Man which is the most used symbol for the evangelist, Matthew. This man represents the Incarnation of Christ. Matthew was a Jew […]
By Puleng Matsaneng The Christmas season is a time of joy for many. One of the carols which says it all for me is: Joy to the World. Families and friends find time to bond. The rich mix of our migrant culture makes Christmas more cosmopolitan and, therefore, more vibrant. People plan for Christmas day […]
Scripture James 5: 7 – 10 Reflection Patience! Its at the top of my wish list for the Lord’s coming at Christmas. The pace of Advent intensifies this week – Christmas is around the corner – the Birth of the Saviour is very near. For many this is enough to cause great panic – not […]
By Annemarie Paulin-Campbell We are in the midst of the international awareness campaign: 16 days of activism for no violence against women and children. The statistics for domestic violence, rape, and child abuse in our country remain horrific. Current figures suggest that over 40% of South African women are raped in their life-time. Some sources […]
1. Introduction In August 2015 the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Commission) began an investigation into the ‘commercialisation of religion’…….