Evil is around us, signs tell

2015-09-24 06:00
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Shall we cry when we see our kids mowing each other.

Shall we say, “It won’t happen to us”. What is the next best thing to happen to us. It is fiefdoms. That is because we don’t do anything.

We let it happen. I’m talking about Etwatwa. I’m talking about the OVLs. What a name! Whoever came up with that acronym is wicked. The bad looks good. And the good looks bad.

It has been happening all along. It starts innocently. Wearing a cross. Like as if you are a bishop. But you are not. You paint your arms. You paint your legs. You wear steel to your teeth. You look horrible.

But you think you look cool. Even the way you talk and walk is different. And the youth are watching. One day they will come with their own thing. And it will be horrible and shocking.

It has arrived, in the name of the OVL. It is not a nice thing to see a school turning into a gangland. I don’t know how it looks. I don’t know how it feels. Kids are forced to join gangs. Why?

What have we done wrong? Why are kids of white people not joining gangs? Is it not because we are shunning our own responsibility? We are leaving everything to God. We say words. We pray hard.

When we pray a mother moans. This is what we want. We think God will take over. We don’t want to take over. We don’t want to be exemplary.

I see no parents taking their kids to libraries.

Just do it and see what will people say. Huh, you are taking your kids to a library! Like as if it is wrong. Why don’t you leave them to their own devices? You should not take care of your kids.

You should leave them to their own devices. And when they join OVLs, cry to God. Oh, God, why do you allow our kids to join gangs. You do not read to them. You do not nourish their minds.

These young minds need to be nourished. They need to be fed good thoughts, just like other parents are doing. On Saturdays you will see them taking their kids to libraries. They are united in mental empowerment.

That is why they are not gang members. Or, at least most of them are not. Whereas Etwatwa in one school most learners are gang members. How can that be? I don’t understand. Is it because we are black, or stupid? Or, is it because we are irresponsible? I don’t know. I don’t want to be accused of being disrespectful. But my heart bleeds for our kids and their future. Stay positive

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