Dear believers in Siener van Rensburg's prophecies
Life is depressing. I get it. The human condition is a bleak thing. People die. And then they get put in glass coffins. Yeah, in many religions that's done, if the family prefers - Catholic, Anglican (Mandela's religion), and believe it or not, I have an NG (Dutch Reformed) family member who was also put in a glass coffin for people to come and pay their final respects. I predict that more dead people will be displayed in open coffins. Does that make me a prophet?
I predict more Afrikaans speaking people will die. More English speaking people will die. More Zulus, Xhosas, Pedis, South Sothos, Tswanas, Vendas, Swazis, Ndebeles and Tsongas will die. It's allready happening. I'm scared I might be next. I know I'm going to die as well. I'm petrified. Does that make me a prohet?
I get that you want to preserve your culture. To be honest, I'm somewhat annoyed by that group of trekkers that swore an oath on my behalf - Right now I'm swearing an oath before God not to make promises on behalf of others. Because that's arrogant and selfish. But nonetheless, I get why you would want to commemorate people you believe to be heroes. But guess what people, there's been other heroes since: people that don't support wars, people that prefer communication and negotiation as opposed to violence.
Those people are out there. And many of these people are not white and Afrikaans. I predict that there is a possibility thatyou might find friendship in a person that does not look like you. This person will die, somehow. You might feel upset about that. You might find that all black people don't have access to long knives. You might find out that many black people with access to long knives don't want to use them on you. You might find that you'll live. I predict that that's possible. Does that make me a prophet?
I predict that many of you will keep excluding yourself, and that you will keep seeing yourself as the sole beneficiaries of crime. I predict that you'll keep believing that you're the only people with the right to complain and I predict that many of you will keep believing that God is yours, and yours alone. And I predict that you're all going to die. In some way or another. Does that make me a prophet?
I'm on my way out to pay my respects to Mandela, in his glass coffin. I predict that I will meet many people, of all creeds and kinds. I predict that I might survive and make a new friend or two. Does that make me a prophet?
Good luck in your quest to escape death. Keep praying, but I predict it won't work.
Yours faithfully, Somebody who's going to die (like you).
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