Remembering Robben Island: Journey into Forgiveness

I wrote this piece on Journey into Forgiveness two years ago. In the light of the recent Amahoro conference in South Africa, I am re-posting a slightly edited version here: South Africa is where my Story was born. I grew up in an all-white school with a rich heritage, but in those years I never […]

Three Choices: Offender, Forgiver or Distant Observer?

Yesterday, while entering into the story of the Prodigal Son through the latest Henri Nouwen book “Home Tonight: Further Reflections on the Parable of the Prodigal Son,” my heart took off to South Africa, the land of my birth, and my hopes for true reconciliation. It surprized me, at first. Why go there now, with […]