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On Humility

Some of those who know me well may see the irony in the fact that I am choosing to write a post on humility. Still, I think humility is a much underrated virtue, and one that seems largely to have been lost in the modern world, where it is misconstrued as weakness. 1,044 more words


Marikana, Aurora: where the buck should stop

Two of labour’s greatest modern tragedies in South Africa provided a media focus over the past week or so: Aurora and Marikana. And the latest episodes in these sagas brought to mind two popular expressions: “The buck stops here” and “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” 653 more words

Inside Labour Column

Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies!!!

“Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.” – Nelson Mandela

Posted by Damian @8WDee.com.

Life & Living

Mandela, take one.

The first attempt at Wink’s Summer Hearts Mandela pattern: Acreativebeing website or search on Ravelry.

I am not used to reading crochet patterns as I usually improvise with hook in hand. 225 more words

Inspiration And Reflections

Early One Morning

An hour’s sleep before midnight is worth two after.

The early bird catches the worm.

Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. 719 more words


Imago Gospels - 45 - No Moderation

Luke 6

In the weeks leading up to our trip to South Africa, we read about the horrific attacks that took place in Johannesburg and in… 1,106 more words