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Mene Mene Tekel Parsin

Mene Mene Tekel Parsin

It is a destination celebration. It is exclusive. It is a gathering of the who is who of the nation. The invitation is not for sale. No amount of lobbying can get you access. Those lucky enough to make the guest list prepare in earnest – the clothes, the shoes, the bags, the hats, the jewellery. Those invited to this…

‘Martha! Martha!’

‘Martha! Martha!’

Mary and Martha were expecting someone special. A lot of effort must have gone into preparing to host the guest. This august visitor was not just anyone; it was God in person. Martha must have gone to town: spring-cleaning, acquiring some new items to enhance comfort and preparing an elaborate meal. While Martha dashed between the kitchen and the parlour…

Letters to the Pastor (1)

Letters to the Pastor (1)

On Heaven, Hell and Here Dear Pastor, I am a man in my early thirties and I have been attending this church for about 18 months. Deep in my heart I know there is a God. I am the curious type. In search of the meaning of life, I have tried different religions. My quest has led me to do…