Tag: nelson mandela

Wednesday of Hope – Not Giving Up to Despair

I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested,…

Liberation from Fear

And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. – Nelson Mandela

More Wisdom from Nelson Mandela

As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. – Nelson Mandela

A Lesson on Forgiveness from Nelson Mandela

– Nelson Mandela

Wisdom from Nelson Mandela

After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. – Nelson Mandela

Liberty, Freedom and Justice for All

On this Independence Day, how should we judge ourselves? A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but it’s lowest ones. ― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom When I came across these words by Nelson Mandela, I recalled…