The Saving of an Afrikaner

It happened the moment I took the airplane breadroll into my hand, broke it open, feeling both the warmth and the artificial microwave crustiness in my palms. A friend had warned me that it happens to him after every Africa trip. The tears came, first gently, but then I felt the swell. The wave of […]

Malalai Joya in Vancouver: Canadian Launch of A Woman Among Warlords

This Saturday, Malalai Joya will be in Vancouver to launch her book A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice. 7p.m., St. Andrew’s – Wesley Church 1022 Nelson St, at the corner of Burrard Suggested Donation: $5-10 All proceeds will go towards Joya’s humanitarian projects. If you […]

Towards the Tipping Point for Equality & Freedom

I love Archbishop Tutu. He is part of the unveiling of my South Africa. He helped lead my nation into Freedom. Now he is appealing, with Richard Branson’s “The Elders,” to end discrimination against women. Equality is so the next frontier, the next veil that has to be lifted. For everyone. Everywhere. Please watch this […]

Together

I have shifted. Truth has pierced and done an inner work. My word for now has become “together.” It’s not a rallying cry. It’s an ahhhh… I don’t have to do it alone any more. At a very young age, the Spirit of Segregation had leached in. Now Truth swept in, washed out the old […]