Sunday, 20 August, 2017
Greetings of Peace

Greetings of Peace

Tribute to Nelson Mandela.
This is no ordinary man. It takes a human of saintly stature to forgive and embrace with love a system that incarcerated him for 27 years, that destroyed the lives of countless people within the inner ranks and outside his movement, that caused estrangement and eventually separation in two marriages, that prevented him from being a father to his own children because of the demands and the sacrifices required to achieve freedom, equality and justice.
Not once did he reflect any vindictiveness or hate, nor did he ask for the total replacement of the politicians, the security services or the civil servants involved in the active implementation and perpetuation of the apartheid monstrosity and its vile system of dehumanisation that eroded human liberty, displaced people from their legitimate lands and made them slaves in the land of their birth.
There was no anger, no malice, but there was inclusivity in a shared government even to the

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