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THOUGHTS ON NELSON MANDELA (PART TWO): What Each ONE of Us Can Learn from Madiba “Education is the only way we can address the issue of poverty.” from http://www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com “Together, one mind, one soul at a time, let’s see how … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON NELSON MANDELA (MADIBA*): PART TWO

THOUGHTS ON NELSON MANDELA (MADIBA*): PART TWO * his clan name as he is affectionately known by South Africans SUBMITTER’S NOTE Here are some more thoughts I’ve quickly jotted down at the passing of Madiba. The great man has served … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON NELSON MANDELA
WHAT WACH ONE OF US CAN LEARN FROM THE GREAT MAN

Submitter’s Note:

I’ve quickly jotted down these thoughts early this morning, that I thought I’d share. I still need to check, edit (and rewrite), but thought I’d share anyway. Enjoy

He was:
“A giant of a man”

“A champion for human dignity and freedom

“An icon for forgiveness and reconciliation.”

“Without forgivess, one cannot be free.”
“A moral compass for the world”
“A giant for justice”
He had a vision of moral authority, a “nobility and generosity of spirit.”

Madiba was a symbol of the triumph of tenacity, justice and perseverance
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LIFE LESSONS EACH ONE OF US CAN LEARN FROM THE LIFE OF NELSON MANDELA

* Rather than our fears, let us be guided by our hopes (thanks Barack Obama)
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