The invaders

“This Monday I was quietly smoking a cigarette while drinking a coffee at the kitchen window. A man appears in the doorway. In the large house in the process of moving and with rooms empty, it seems almost natural. 179 more words

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Burning the City


In the fifth month, on the tenth day of the month—that was the nineteenth year of King Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon—Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard, who served the king of Babylon, entered Jerusalem. 723 more words

June 23 @ Ezekiel 7-12

Ezekiel 7-12 (NLT link)

Discover His heart: He provides a sanctuary for His people – anywhere.

The prisoner slowly makes his way to the execution chamber with the knowledge that all will be over soon.  602 more words

Daily Devotions

Greece: support the self-organised center City Plaza

Amongst the self-organised centers which are involved in exiles support the City Plaza in Athens (see here and here) is one of the best known. 405 more words

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Greece: support Steki social center

Often squats or former squats, self-managed social centers open for years to host the exiled-e-s, which are fully involved in their organisation and decision making process. 51 more words

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A Promise for the Exiles


And the word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, your brothers, even your brothers, your kinsmen, the whole house of Israel, all of them, are those of whom the inhabitants of Jerusalem have said, ‘Go far from the Lord; to us this land is given for a possession.’ Therefore say, ‘Thus says the Lord God: Though I removed them far off among the nations, and though I scattered them among the countries, yet I have been a sanctuary to them for a while in the countries where they have gone.’ Therefore say, ‘Thus says the Lord God: I will gather you from the peoples and assemble you out of the countries where you have been scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel.’ And when they come there, they will remove from it all its detestable things and all its abominations. 636 more words


I spent the month of May ploughing through RW Johnson’s 2009 magnum opus, “South Africa’s Brave New World: The Beloved Country Since The End of Apartheid… 2,059 more words

South Africa