Living on the inside edge

“To take your position on the spiritual edge of things is to learn how to move safely in and out, back and forth, across and return. It is a prophetic position, not a rebellious or antisocial one. When you live on the edge of anything with respect and honor, you are in a very auspicious position. You are free from its central...

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#GiveBackOurBlankets Campaign

On Wednesday 5 June 2014, the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police continued to take blankets from the homeless in Hilbrow. No explanation or valid and rational reason could exist authorising the Metro Police to confiscate these blankets. Most of these blankets were donated to the homeless by NGOs and Churches. These were donated...

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JMPD – a law unto themselves

Here is a link to the YouTube video On the 10 March at 5:35pm I found a JMPD vehicle (registration CR61DSGP) double parked in Kotze Street in Hillbrow. Where were the 4 officers? They were busy eating at a restaurant. I went in, asked the officers why they had double parked and the one explained that they would be leaving shortly....

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Dehumanised, victimized and traumatized…

I’m really grateful that Trish is back from hospital and that this ordeal is over with for now. We chose to follow this route so that we could understand what so many of our friends who have no other choice face. It was really a traumatic experience utilizing the government healthcare facilities at the Charlotte Maxeke...

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Barack Obama lands in South Africa for a state visit tomorrow. How do you feel about that?

In 2006, during his last visit he was celebrated, and yet now when he lands he will face possible attempts at his arrest and mass protests. Two organisations have sought arrest warrants for him, bringing charges “of war crimes and crimes against humanity”. The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed an urgent application...

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