When a pile of cups is tottering on the edge of the table and you warn that they will crash to the ground, in South Africa you are blamed when that happens.
When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Universal education is not only a moral imperative but an economic necessity, to pave the way toward making many more nations self-sufficient and self-sustaining.
The universe can take quite a while to deliver.
If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
I don’t think I’ve ever felt that same kind of peace, the kind of serenity that I felt after acknowledging that maybe I was going to die of this TB.
In God’s family, there are no outsiders, no enemies.
Isn’t it amazing that we are all made in God’s image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?
God is patient with us to become the God’s children he wants us to be but you really can see him weeping.