2The Two Sides of Love

THE MONT FLEUR PROJECT showed me a doorway into a new world. I was drawn to what I could see, through the project, of the way South Africans were bridging their differences and together exercising generative power. I was also drawn to the project coordinator, Dorothy Boesak. In 1993, I walked through this doorway: I resigned from Shell, moved from London to Cape Town, started working full time on multi-stakeholder social change projects, married Dorothy, and became the stepfather of her four teenage children. This new world taught me a lot about love.


I fell in love with Dorothy—but this book is not about romantic love. It is about something else that I experienced in meeting her. I noticed that Dorothy ...

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