Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: reconciliation

Part 14 – Mandela forgiveness and reconciliation

  When he was finally released from prison in 1990, Mandela did not succumb to bitterness. All he could think about was the healing of his country and to bring old enemies—the blacks and the whites—together to rebuild in a common cause. Mandela will be remembered to have lived and died, loving and forgiving. Instead […]


Part 12 – Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013)

  Nelson Mandela, was the South African activist who helped bring an end to apartheid in his nation. He was an advocate for human rights and a global symbol of reconciliation between enemies. His passion and perseverance, despite oppression, show what can be done to overcome impossible odds to change the world. Mandela was born […]


My peace I give you

  Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. John 14:2   “Peace I leave with you.” I can’t think of anything more comforting and calming than these words from Jesus […]


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