46664: Mandela

Seeing black and white people in front of Nelson Mandela’s house celebrating his life would have been unimaginable a quarter century ago.

Random thoughts about the passing of Nelson Mandela:

The forgiveness he showed to his oppressors was the epitome of Christian compassion; don’t know if I would have been so fair, or so shrewd.

I realize that my information about Mandela are at least slightly blurred by the portrayal of him by Morgan Freeman in the movie Invictus. I am assuming the scene is true, because it seems consistent with the man’s actions in real life Continue reading “46664: Mandela”