Solidarity Sleep Out

Here are some of the stories shared by friends who came to join us to sleep in solidarity with the homeless. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVjcGDv_Bq8]

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Mother Teresa – Do it anyway poem

People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you. Be honest...

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How we came to pay a living wage…

About 3 years ago, our domestic worker came to us and asked for time off to take her child to the dentist. I decided to go with her to the visit. The child’s teeth were rotten and the dentist asked “Why is your child not brushing her teeth?”, To which our domestic worker devastatingly replied “I can’t...

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Hillbrow Sleep Out in Solidarity with the Homeless

Keep this date: 16 June 2013 Stand in Solidarity with the homeless in Hillbrow. It is going to be loads of fun – as we eat, laugh, share stories and get some sleep (not so much) together – Details to follow shortly! PS. 17 June is a public holiday – so come and make a night of it.<br />We are going to need...

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Visit to Liliesleaf

We celebrated Daniel’s birthday today with a visit to Lilies Leaf Farm – where the Rivonia trialists were captured on the 11 July 1963. What a great museum. The exhibitions were fun and engaging for the children and inspiring and moving for the adults. I am finding regular visits to our museums keep reminding me that...

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God is good… all the time!

I have never before in my life seen more  evil, injustice and abuse around me as I have in the last two weeks, and yet I have found myself on numerous occasions saying “Wow, God is good!”. The amazing thing is that I have not uttered these words trying to work up faith in my heart, but rather in response to the signs of...

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