Archive for July, 2015

A ‘Review’ of the Film: ‘CATCH A FIRE’ and Sharing a few Thoughts on Forgiveness

July 20, 2015

Touching The Rainbow (Rainbows): A new Book

from https://weforgive.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/a-review-of-the-new-film-catch-a-fire-and-sharing-a-few-thoughts-on-forgiveness/

I think it’s vitally important to understand the mind of a person. Another important message in the story is how good people can often do bad things and the reader gets inside the soul of a man, who wanted to do good and yet preserve the status quo of the ruling regime – to protect the institutions and history of the country. The plots interweave, the two men living on different sides of the fence – both who love their families and their country equally; it’s just that they have a completely different view of their country and visions for its future. The story not only shines a light on South Africa’s past, but tells us something about the present and how one man’s freedom fighter can be another’s terrorist. (It just depends upon ones perspective). So, by only looking to history, we always find something, a…

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A NEW DAWN THE DAY THAT DREAMS CAME TRUE – THE BIRTH OF A NEW NATION

July 18, 2015

Nelson Mandela: My Inspiration (and "Inspirator")

CHAPTER FOUR: A NEW DAWN THE DAY THAT DREAMS CAME TRUE – THE BIRTH OF A NEW NATION

March 29, 2010

“CHAPTER FOUR: A NEW DAWN

THE DAY THAT DREAMS CAME TRUE – THE BIRTH OF A NEW NATION

For a shining moment on a brilliant day, the country that had been disowned by the world became its favourite child.

At the Presidential inauguration at the imposing Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africans of different races, strangers in so many ways, came face to face with the gulfs their history had created…togther with the means to bridge them.

Posted on September 23, 2010

Nelson

Mandela opened with the words:
“We enter into a covenant that we shall build a society in which all South Africans, both black and white, will be able to walk tall…a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world.
The new President urged forgiveness in Afrikaans…

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“I have one great fear in my heart, that one day when they are turned to loving, they will find we are turned to hating’.”

July 16, 2015

I (We) Must Not Hate!

“I have one great fear in my heart, that one day when they are turned to loving, they will find we are turned to hating’.”

from https://mandelamadiba.wordpress.com/2014/03/15/i-have-one-great-fear-in-my-heart-that-one-day-when-they-are-turned-to-loving-they-will-find-we-are-turned-to-hating/

Rainbow touch (from flickr.com)

from http://www.sawriter.wordpress.com

Angolan Dawn

PS; You may also be interested in  this extract from my novel Angolan Dawn (1994) at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxslrCi5v2WzTS1HTXhwX1cxSkU/view

(this ‘non-techno” is pushing his limits in learning how to use Google Drive)

enjoy

TOGETHER, one mind, one heart, one soul, one small step at a time, we can make some difference towards a better world, a brighter tomorrow
“SHARE, ENCOURAGE and SPREAD, HOPE, LOVE and LIGHT”

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