Category Archives: Loving other people

‘At his age you’d think he would have learned to hate a little more.’

In the midst of South Africa’s struggle against apartheid, one of the most respected voices for racial harmony and human dignity was Archbishop Desmond Tutu. But even his closest colleagues were sometimes upset by his moderation and wished he’d be … Continue reading

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Our best defence against the rising threat of radical Islamism

There’s been a lot of interest recently in a quote from renowned atheist Richard Dawkins, who admits that Christianity may be our best defence against the rising threat of radical Islamism – even acknowledging that the teachings of Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Life, hope and God come to us in the form of people.

A teacher, whose job was to visit children in a city hospital, was assigned to a boy who had been badly burned. The child was in so much pain that he barely responded, and the teacher felt ashamed at putting … Continue reading

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Muscles are not just meant for show

The host of a television chat show once interviewed a group of body builders and asked them a very simple question: ‘What do you use these muscles for?’ One guy answered by flexing his muscles in one of those body … Continue reading

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No taking a bath on the main street during banking hours

In a classic Frank and Ernest cartoon, the two of them stand facing hundreds of books in a Law Library. Frank says to Ernest: ‘It’s frightening when you think that we started out with just Ten Commandments.’ And so it … Continue reading

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Pillars going nowhere

When Sir Christopher Wren designed the interior of the Windsor Town Hall in 1689, he built a ceiling supported by several pillars. However, when the town’s aldermen inspected the finished building, they decided the ceiling would not stay up, and … Continue reading

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