Values Articles

The book that changed my life

As we celebrate National Book Week, Dimakatso Songoane reflects on a book that changed her life and the importance of reading.   I am not really an avid reader. My love for reading dwindled after high school, which to this day I still do not understand. The only...

Of cattle kraals and swimming pools

* Dr Garth Japhet's recent encounters at funerals cause him to reflect on role models and living a life that matters *   Funerals have a way of making me reflect on life and I have been to a number of these recently. There were the usual tributes to the deceased...

It’s good to give

  “No one has ever become poor by giving.”   This statement becomes more profound when we realise it was uttered by a young Jewish woman, Anne Frank who died in a Nazi concentration camp. When we think of being generous we often think of the personal cost of...

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