So as a prelude whites must be made to realise that they are only human, not superior. Same with Blacks. They must be made to realise that they are also human, not inferior.
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.
When you think of the sort of things that happen when a genocide happens, it’s again not people who are intrinsically evil.
Black Consciousness seeks to infuse the black community with a new-found pride in themselves, their efforts, their value systems, their culture, their religion and their outlook to life.
And the basis on which we agreed to operate with them involved a manifesto, where it states that we proceed from different ideologies and policies. One thing that we insisted on was that they should take an oath to reject racism and discrimination.
Without forgiveness, there’s no future.
You stand out in the crowd only because you have these many, many carrying you on their shoulders.
Before Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, he was an angry, relatively young man. He founded the ANC’s military wing. When he was released, he surprised everyone because he was talking about reconciliation and forgiveness and not about revenge.
South Africa is blessed to have women and men like yourselves who have little to give but give what you have with open hands and open hearts.