There are many issues which Farron highlights in his speech about how 'liberal society' appears intolerant of different view and beliefs. However, what yesterday shows in part, is that faith can play a positive role in the public square, as long as it is not cramped out by illiberal liberalism.
But it is time to dispel any rumours of Tim Farron's own illegitimacy due to his beliefs. He was a true Liberal, anyone who argues otherwise is merely carrying on the trend of illiberal intolerance.
The donations were as varied as they were generous. One Muslim-led charity estimated its work over last Ramadan to have helped at least one million people. Other efforts helped those suffering drought in Somaliland and conflict in Syria. There were also local, community focused acts, including soup kitchens for the homeless and aid for those affected by last year's floods in Carlisle.
Although my situation (not being able to move and do things for myself), I still have people around me to do it all for me. I do not have to rely on the compassion of others to survive. Not everyone is so lucky.
When people looked at me, I no longer felt self-conscious. I felt empowered and true to myself. I believe I was able to implement the new knowledge I gained combined with what I was taught as a child, to help attain a sound understanding and an unbreakable connection with my faith.
I want my kids to experience the same thing I did. An anchor in tough times, hope, and compassion for others. I was lucky to have this experience.
Celebrating Easter isn't only about the death and resurrection of Christ but about the power of the Lord and showing that death does not have the last say.
I had only ever known myself inside a religious context. But I followed the path that unfolded for me, taking me to self-reliance and full accountability.
In a world where terrorism takes over peace and hostilities replace kindness and tolerance; in a country where #FeesMustFall
Ahead of Easter 2017, The Huffington Post South Africa is delving into what faith and spirituality means to South Africans here and now.