Tag - compassion

Don’t Touch Me on My Privilege

Cape Town in 2018 will be known as the year that ‘Day Zero’ went from a threat to an imminent reality. People were shocked into making changes to their daily water usage in an attempt to stave off the taps being turned off. Everywhere one went there were conversations about what reality would be like post day zero. Other conversations focused on what could be done to save water. Like many others, my family reduced our consumption to be [...]

Meet the Pattendens

As a Christian family, our desire is to seek God through the drought. The physical drought has made us aware of some of our own spiritual dryness. And so the drought has become an additional motivation for us to draw closer to God. In addressing our own spiritual dryness as individuals, as a family and as a nation, I trust God will provide in HIS abundance, in HIS way, and in HIS timing. Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread [...]