Knocking at the Door of the Yoga Sutras Afterthought OR Why I love Desmond Tutu


You really have to read the last blog to get this one, but here goes.

At the end of apartheid in South Africa, the new government decided that amnesty would be granted to anyone who’d perpetrated race crimes as long as they publicly confessed their crimes.

And so there were trials, attended by the families of victims (among others), whose loved ones had been tortured and murdered during apartheid.  They listened to the confessions.

Desmond Tutu presided.  When the stories became too much to bear, he stopped the trials, and he had everyone sing.  One of the songs they sang is loosely translated as:  Whatever God has created, no one can destroy.

Spiritual fortitude.

Episcopalian style.

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