Let the Freedom Songs Rise

This is a generation built on a Hope and a glimpse of Glory A generation with fire in our souls Service in our strength Grace in our weakness And water that brings healing and quenching and makes Way for the Freedom of the Lord For the Freedom of the Lord to come. Come, Lord Jesus, come. Come, […]

I swam across the Pacific: a short poem

I swam across the Pacific Ocean with a backpack and skyblue sleeping bag. I flew into the unknown and unknowingly moved my life from the front to the back of the Afrikaans-English dictionary. Some days my clothes fit all backwards. Question: If you had to paint a word picture of the place you find yourself […]

Five Minutes to Change my World?

Life may be brimming over with experiences, but somewhere, deep inside, all of us carry a vast and fruitful loneliness wherever we go. And sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inward in prayer for five short minutes. -Etty Hillesum From: […]

I am from.

I am from. By Idelette McVicker I am from small. I am from a world laid out with thick legal walls that said: You may live here. But another has to live there. Laws divided us and them. What the Fathers didn’t know is when they kept us apart they walled everybody in. My spirit, […]

When my Volcano erupts: Mourning for my Daughters

The Earth erupts from her deep fury wiping loud clouds of ashes on her forehead. There is only so much these meant-for-glory rocks can carry. Her beautiful, ornamented robe of green and colour now a spilled out dustcloth speaking for her horror and her hurt. From the crevices and recesses of her mother heart she […]