Although desperate to die he was literally clinging on to life for the sake of a positive ruling and the consequences this would have on a law change, and for others who may find themselves in his position. This was an extraordinary act of courage, and an extraordinary gift to our humanity.
Madiba’s illness has to get us talking about issues of death Nelson Mandela may not be aware of it but he has got us talking about death; something we have never had the courage to do before, though it is
Often it’s better to put your energy into dying than clinging on to life. I feel for the Mandelas and their nearest and dearest. The days are unfolding one by one by one. I think this is one of the