Daily Prompt: Out of Your Reach

Was there a toy or thing you always wanted as a child, during the holidays or on your birthday, but never received? Tell us about it.

Hmmmn!!! for me thats a very hard one, “he must have had a very great childhood” you may say, but to surprise you the reverse is the case, infact the reason why it is a difficult topic for me to talk about is the fact that I don’t know which one of my ‘out of reach’ experience I would like to share.

Christmas is the climax of the year for us, we make the best of family moments, get our new clothes, enough to eat and drink (minus alchohol *hehehe*), great time with the television watching the story of Jesus over and over again. But as for getting gift and all of that… well that is just out of the question

Out of it all, I guess bicycle is the toy I would have love to have that was out of my reach, as much as my parent cared for my needs to the best of their ability and put priority on my education, I was told I would have gotten a bicycle but for the fact that I could injure myself with it.

Getting a bit older I got to know that, my parent’s polite way of saying no to my request is to make me see reasons why my desires could be bad for me.



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The voice of social justice, social change and activism. At 42 years of age In May of 1961, Nelson Mandela gave his first-ever interview to ITN reporter Brian Widlake




“Tonight, one of the brightest light of our word has gone out” those were the words of British Prime Minister David Cameron as he gave his condolence, not just to South Africa but to Africa as a whole on the death of one of the greatest son NELSON MANDELA (Madiba) who passed away on the 5th of december at about 20:50 local time at the age of 95

The former South African president had been suffering from  lung infection and has been receiving medical attention,  Zuma announced his death in a televised address to the nation, telling mourners that Mandela, often affectionately referred to by his Xhosa clan name “Madiba,” had passed away and would be given a proper state burial.

Madela is seen all over the world as a true hero, his selflessness is reflected in his many humanitarian legacy, notable was his stand against the apartheid government in South Africa and eventually his willingness to sacrifice his life for the course of bringing freedom to the oppressed black people of his nation.

After spending 27 years in a 8 feet by 7 feet concrete cell with only a straw mat to sleep with, Mandela was released February 2nd 1990 through the intervention of President F. W. de Klerk. Mandela became president of the Africa National Congress (ANC) in 1991, and was elected president of South Africa in May 1994, and was able to serve his father land for 5 years.

Nelson Mandela was the first black president and the founding president of the democratic South Africa. It is not surprising that his praise has been sung all over, he was able to transform the nation from its Apartheid system into a land. He turn his prison number and year 46664  into a tool of social change and activism.

in the words of president Zuma Our nation has lost

its greatest son, yet what made Nelson Mandela great was precisely what made him human. We saw in him what we seek in ourselves, and in him we saw so much of ourselves.”

Mandela is survived by his wife, six children, and 17 grandchildren.

Now You See Me

Only if I had the ability to appear and disappear at will; I can’t think of a friend who have not wished that, I mean that is like the easiest solution to most problem if not every problem, just to vanish into thin air anytime things get uncomfortable and re-appear on a beach or an island with such beautiful scenery and relaxing atmosphere.

Well, i guess that will happen the day snail will run faster than cheetah or when rain moves in the opposite direction (from the earth to the cloud). Any way, what I am saying is that never happened when we were young and believed in fantasies nor when we grew and the situations we needed such wish, may be the technology will be made available sometime in the future, but for now we need to wake up to the reality which is; we can’t always run from  Problems or unpleasant situations.

What then can we do? Firstly, seeking an escape from challenges goes to show how man enough we really are – real men are not scared of winning and winners are not scared of confronting challenges, so that challenge is just there to make a man out of you. Secondly, seek the right approach to take on that challenge; the solution for problem A may differ from the solution to problem B, so try to understand the challenge as best as you can so you can come up with a strategic solution.


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