Category: Turner

Are you the Messiah?

There is a story about the Messiah. It’s from M Scott Peck’s book The Different Drum, and is titled The Rabbi’s Gift. It goes like this:  A decaying monastery now had only five monks left....

The Rich Benefits of Meditation

I recently had the opportunity to attend a workshop on meditation at the Christian Brothers Centre in Stellenbosch. It was a double experience of sheer privilege.   Firstly, the centre has become a place...

The Joy of a Pilgrimage within SA

We are pilgrims on a journey, we are travellers on the road; we are here to help each other walk the mile and bear the load. These are the words of the second verse...

Meaning in Suffering

What is the meaning of suffering in our daily lives? What is my life about? Living in a city, I ask myself this question many times.As I drive through traffic that seems to never...

Your Gossip Can Kill

Gossip! Many of us have engaged in this unkind act at one stage or another in our lives, probably even without realising it. Gossip divides. Gossip destroys. Gossip kills. Pope Francis has had a...

Finding My Way in a Labyrinth

Recently I had the privilege of walking the labyrinth at the Christian Brothers Centre in Stellenbosch with the womens group of my parish. More Stories: No related posts.

Sow Seeds of Learning

If you love gardening will agree with me that there are many life lessons one can take from the garden. A few years ago I decided to take on the task of planting and...

Tune out and into Family and Friends

In todays world there seems to be an ever-increasing demand for people to produce; for one person to do more functions at work; to be multi-skilled; to be able to get more production from...