What is Devastation?

I thought I was devastated by the fire yesterday/today at Hout Bay, Cape Town. I’m not. Devastated is losing almost everything you own in a fire that spread because you couldn’t afford to live somewhere safe. Devastating is not having somewhere where to sleep and start again from the beginning. Devastating is not having the…

When going slowly is no longer an option

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to meet with several student activists, student pastors, and NGO workers seeking to encourage each other in the face of the recent student protests and general unrest in our beloved country. At once point an analogy of a race was used to describe the pursuit for justice, and in this context…