Think, Believe, Dream, and Dare

An eight-year-old boy approached an old man in front of a wishing well, looked up into his eyes, and asked: “I understand you’re a very wise man. I’d like to know the secret of life.” The old man looked down at the youngster and replied: “I’ve thought a lot in my lifetime, and the secret […]

Don’t Exist…Live!

Here is a little wisdom to get you through the weekend… “Don’t exist. Live. Get out, explore. Thrive. Challenge authority. Challenge yourself. Evolve. Change forever. Become who you say you always will. Keep moving. Don’t stop. Start the revolution. Become a freedom fighter. Become a superhero. Just because everyone doesn’t know your name doesn’t mean […]

FEAR OF SUCCESS!

I came upon these wise words sometime back and they opened my eyes to a certain truth about myself and many others like me… “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We […]

My African Dream!

I believe I am one person who is very passionate about the development of Africa and its people. And more than anything else I believe that the key to any kind of development is love and unity of purpose. I dream of an Africa without war, poverty or xenophobia. I dream of an Africa united […]

To Whom It May Concern!

Yesterday, as I was looking back on International Women’s Month (which is celebrated in March for those who have no clue what I am referring to), I started jotting down what I learned, shared and experienced throughout women’s month. Looking at the list now, boy did I learn..thus I took it upon myself to share […]

THOU SHALT NOT FEAR!

Sometimes when you look at your dream, its magnitude, then juxtapose it against the current state of our world, its easy to shrink back and settle for less because it all seems impossible. It is so easy to compromise or just give up..but like I always say, IF YOU DON’T FIGHT FOR YOUR DREAM, NO […]

Cry, The Beloved Country

As you start your week, wherever you are, I just thought l would share with you a qoute from something I was reading over the weekend, this could be the 5th time I am reading this book, (I have lost count over the years). The story told in this book is the reason why I […]

Yes You Can……..Fly!

Recently, I was watching the 2007 animated film, Bee Movie. And whilst I am not a big fan of animated films, I learnt one very important lesson from a qoute in its opening scene which read: “According to all known laws of aviation, it is impossible for a bee to fly.They say its wings are […]

It All Comes Down To Choices!

Everyday I look around me and I see so much that is wrong with our world: pollution, xenophobia, global warming, violence, war, poverty, unemployment the list goes on, and I ask myself how I have contributed to the chaos that I see all around…and in all honesty I have found that in some way, one […]

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS!!

One day an elephant saw a hummingbird lying on its back with its tiny feet up in the air. “What are you doing?” asked the elephant. The hummingbird replied, “I heard that the sky might fall today, and so I am ready to help hold it up, should it fall.” The elephant laughed cruelly. “Do […]