Bringing light and hope to caregivers, Orange Farm, Johannesburg
17 PARTICIPANTS OF INKANYEZI HIV-AIDS ORGANISATION, ORANGE FARM, JOHANNESBURG, PARTICIPATED IN A RETREAT AT CORDIS FACILITATED BY SR. BENEDICT MOKGESENG
Inkhanyezi reports that this retreat came at the right time. They had so many issues that needed to be attended to within the organisation in terms of anger, transparency, team spirit amongst care-workers and management.
Bible sharing: The text taken from the Mark 10:46-52 was relevant as part of a healing session as it helped them to deal with anger. Also they wrote down everything that was holding them back, their anger and frustrations, and thereafter they burnt and buried everything as a symbol of moving forward.
THE BURNING CANDLE IS A SYMBOL OF HOPE AND LIGHT IN OUR LIVES.
EVERYONE BURNED EVERYTHING WRITTEN ON A PIECE OF PAPER.
THE BASIN FULL OF WATER IS WHERE WE WASHED OUR HANDS. ITS A SYMBOL OF WASHING AWAY OUR BURDEN.
THE DUMP IS WHERE WE THREW THE ASHES AND WATER IS A SYMBOL OF THROWING AWAY EVERYTHING THAT WAS HOLDING US BACK.