PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Modiba Kadi
 
Comments: 4
Article views: 166
 
 
Latest Badges:

 
View all Modiba Kadi's badges.
 

I have a dream

24 February 2014, 11:28

I HAVE A DREAM

I was born and bred in a quiet hamlet in the rural areas where I was taught good morals; to respect myself and all the people around me. My loving parents used to tell me that all people are children of God and He loves each one of them indiscriminately. They advised me not to look down on anybody, whether sane or insane, wise or stupid, able or disabled, healthy or ill, etc. They taught me to avail myself for church services at all times, to pray and praise our creator, now today I’m appalled by cumulative immoral acts sweeping through our country day and night. I have heard about the rape, murder and disemboweling of innocent kids in the Cape, in the North West, in Mpumalanga and almost everywhere. How long has the most gruesome gangsterism been going on in the Cape Flats? Imagine an eighty odd old granny raped!! I wonder if God is still omnipresent, more especially when I learned from the media about a pastor who impregnated all his three daughters, his blood daughters, this is their church pastor father, instructing for his daughters to come to his room for prayers, then instruct them to remove their clothes and lie down and eventually having sex with them whilst their mother, his wife had gone to work for five weekdays and return for the weekend, in an attempt to complement his pay!! I cringed; really this is a disgrace or rather opprobrium. But he is not the only one, every day in the media, we read about cumulative, augmented distasteful and abhorrent misdemeanours and statutory rapes and many more, countless.  

Teachers, Government officials, political leaders, churches, parents have spoken, dissuaded and reprimanded the wrong-doers to renounce violence against one another, children, women and all but there is no improvement neither amelioration, especially as the perpetuators and instigators are the same people inflicting this from the darkness. Look how corrupt they are!! There is no hope as long as they themselves don’t start behaving and leading by example. Be exemplary then people will follow you in your steps!! If you do well, they’ll do better, if you are bad, they’ll be worse because you are leading them in that direction. Live what you preach!

Now since all the goodness that we are yearning for is not there not even in the foreseeable future, now I have no option but to collaborate with ACDP views and its manifesto. I’m not a member and I will not be one but I think our lives and country governance need a Divine intervention. I have a dream that a national and probably a world call for Prayers is needed urgently before the whole world is engulfed and swallowed in flames of intolerance, greed and hate and also police atrocities upon people who pay their salaries and ordinary citizens who are looking at them for protection but only the contrary prevails. I have a dream that since all and everybody agrees that we have God looking upon us, a Father to us all, be the witches, nyangas, sangomas, doctors, Satanists, etc. let us call an international day of prayer so that we all stop everything we are doing say; for five minutes. The whole world, everybody else on it to observes and honour the call on a specific world clock time and pray seriously. Really God will hear us and answer our pleas and help us with our problems because I have realised that nobody and no political party has the powers to deal with all these, positively and successfully. What do you think Satan will feel like and what do you think what will become of him. I believe he will wither and die and his dead body will fall missing landing on the land and land in the sea for whales to feast on it. I have a DREAM.

 By: Modibana Kadi

Author of books:

‘Matla-Kadi-be’

‘Itinerant Child of Azania’

‘An Egg Never Hatched’

‘Pelong Ya Mmapelo’

‘Dikenywa Tša Tlala’ (Fruits of Hunger)

‘Truth Never Told’

‘A Journey Through Life’

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
4 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Reggie Makgoba
The creative student

There is nothing more fulfilling to any teacher than seeing their students challenge the status quo and finding ways to contribute new ideas to a subject with passion. Read more...

0 comments 178 views
Submitted by
Kelvin Esiasa167
Social Injustices should be curbe...

I am writing this article at the backdrop of calamities that have been taking places around the globe and the South African xenophobia is one such an example Read more...

4 comments 225 views
Submitted by
Magda_Kus
Stop Hate/ Xenophobia/ Racism - I...

If you were driving past a scene of an accident, with no emergency services in sight, would you carry on driving saying "I did not cause that accident!" Read more...

4 comments 195 views
Submitted by
Puff
Bloodlust

This man had a mother. A father. He was perhaps a brother, a friend, a lover. This man had a purpose. He had a dream. He had a life. He had laughter and love and hope waiting for him. Read more...

4 comments 565 views
Submitted by
Andre Colling
The Saudis, Iran, Yemen and a bad...

Many conclude that Yemen is yet another step towards the cataclysmic sectarian war and , quite possibly, the trigger that leads the region to this ultimate battle. I, for one, can find no reason not to hold a similar position. Read more...

2 comments 581 views
Submitted by
Elaine Bing
Roots of xenophobia and genocide

We don’t want to live in a country that harms others and we need to all take on the responsibility of preventing further violence. Read more...

27 comments 450 views
 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

News24 on Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2015 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.