n Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Minister of Correctional Services : special appreciation and acknowledgements
|Article Title||Minister of Correctional Services : special appreciation and acknowledgements|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Publication Date||Nov 2009|
|Pages||6 - 7|
My father is not afraid to speak his mind. He's never been one to shy away from saying things out loud. Saying the things people don't want to hear. Not allowing comfortable silences. When I was growing up and learning to speak English, he regularly used to correct my grammar and critique my creative writing. I hated it! I referred to him as 'correctional services' because it felt to me like constant correction of anything that I said or wrote. He never intended to hurt my feelings, but also he never told me what I wanted to hear. He told me the (sometimes uncomfortable) truth.
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