Life Lessons from Madiba

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As we mourn the loss of one of the most inspiring men in the world, we take comfort in knowing Nelson Mandela leaves behind an indelible legacy of love. Here are a few notions the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s selfless actions and profound words taught us.

1. NEVER, EVER GIVE UP!

Nelson Mandela spent 27yrs in prison and during this time he fought against the apartheid Government in South Africa. He became the country’s first democratic president.  He never stopped campaigning for equality and peace.

2. OUR FAILURES SPEAK VOLUMES ABOUT OUR CHARACTER!

Your success will not define your character, it is how much you fail and never quit that defines the tenacity of the human spirit.

3. WE DO NOT ALL HAVE TO HAVE THE SAME OPINION

We can all decide to agree to disagree. We can belong to different groups and we can have different beliefs and different opinions but irrespective, we should still be friends.

4. WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

Regardless of our skin color, our age or our differences, we are all on this earth together and the world would be a better place if we all work together hand in hand. 

5. IF IT WERE EASY, EVERYONE WOULD BE DOING IT

The things that are truly worth having in life are usually the hardest to come by. Perseverance no matter the difficulties and challenges because you will eventually accomplish what you set out to achieve.

Read complete article in our December-January Issue.

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