When you don’t know things fly past you

2015-06-25 06:00
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I still find that I am weak. When people don’t do things, and you do them, such as reading, if you are not careful, you may join them. This week I had three people close to me telling me that they don’t read.

They don’t want to know. This is what it means. It does not help to know. This is how to interpret it. And one of them blurted it out, “I hate reading!” And what do you say to that?

I don’t know what to say. But one thing I know is that: I won’t join them. It is too late for that. I am not weak. I am strong. And I am not easily influenced. I know what I want in life.

What I want is; I want to know. Leaders read. And I don’t want things to fly past me. You know, when you don’t know, things fly past you.

You try to grab them, but you don’t. You miss out.

For a long time I had missed out in life. I had done stupid things like watching TV. I used to know a lot about TV than about myself.

What I want in life. What makes me tick? I did not know those things.

All I knew was TV. And did it help me? Did it help me to excel in life? It did not help me. I did not know where I was coming, and where I was going. I was just a person without a goal in life.

I was not even working on a dream. I did not have one. And I can’t believe it looking back. No dream. No goal. Are you like that? Are you without a dream and goal? I won’t even ask you why.

It is unnecessary. For you won’t understand. I did not understand too.

I was working. That was enough, I thought. And I came tumbling down. I am happy I did. That was a dull life I was living.

I thought it wasn’t. It is not easy to be aware of what you are doing.

The kind of life you are living. Some people think they are cool, the kind of life they are living; a life without a goal and dream.

I can’t even begin to explain. I got to have time to do that. And in this given space, that is not enough. But I hope you get my drift. As I am writing this, I am seeing one guy in my mind.

He is the guy who was supposed to fix my door. But did not. We met at a braai on Father’s Day. He was from welcoming the Cuban Five. And was wearing a communist T-shirt.

It sort of told me something about the calibre of our leaders. For it is baffling to see such guys donning political garbs. One day you may see them on podiums. And what else? They may lead the country. Stay positive

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