Change begins with you

2017-03-22 15:49

South Africa is a blessed and beautiful country. And it carries all the resources and capabilities to lead Africa and to stand "head to head" with the world's great countries. South Africa is blessed with fertile soil, diversity and rich heritage, to mention a few. 
South Africa has been through a lot of pains and struggle in the past.

But we are where we are today because there were brave sons and daughters of the soil who refused to just talk about the problems, these are people who chose to be the solution, to the change they wish to see?

South Africa today is faced with several challenges a clear sign that the struggle continues. Either we agree or not, today is much better than yesterday, and I'm confident that tomorrow will be much better than today. I know things are very difficult to many of us. But the problem is that we just seat and fold our arms while we are; complaining , criticising, judging and throwing blames. 

Then I realised that by this negative attitude caused by a negative mindset we are not going anywhere as a country. We will be staged where we are until we decide to be the change we wish to see. It's high time we take a stand and bring forth the necessary change.

Change begins with me, change begins with you, change begins with us. Change should begin where I am, change should begin where u are, change should begins where we are, change begins with you. Let us stop complaining about problems that we are capable and well equipped to solve. We are a brilliant and intelligent nation after all. 

I urge political leaders to be the change in the nation, by bringing forth political arguments that will enhance initiatives that will water the seed of hope and success in our nation. I urge parents to be the change in their families by being main role models to their children. 

I urge educators to be the change in schools, by giving extra efforts in assist under performing students. I urge medical professionals to be the change in hospitals, by understanding that their duty is more of a calling than a career.

I urge judges and magistrates to be the change in our justice system, by strictly opposing anything that threatens our hard earned democracy. I urge the military to be the change in our borders. I urge the spiritual leaders to be the change within our communities, by promoting the spirit of "Ubuntu" within our communities.

I urge entrepreneurs to be the change in our economy,  by creating job opportunities and empowerment for all. I urge our youth to be the change in South Africa, by positively investing in the possibilities of a brighter future.  Believe me when I say we can all change something somewhere. "A little change, a short prayer, a little effort, a simple idea...these are all much better than just complaining and criticising. I do something, you do something, they do something then we can all say we did something.

Then we can all say we are the change we wish to see, we are the future, we are the world. Then our forefathers will be smiling in their graves, because we are now taking over were they stopped. The struggle continues for it proceeds before the glory.


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