From the ocean of wisdom of the elderly ones, I drank little to quench my thirst. The feeling of unrest yet refused to disappear, my heart beat lowered not from almost being in tachycardia state, I tried to ask myself “why” but till this moment several reasoning has been coordinating by my faculty of thinking, why do we have to lose our soul to evil acts before we have fulfillment?
The state of the generation I am is nothing but a blemish one, how long are we going to seek for worldly things and leaving behind the fundamental principles of the creator ? you are wondering where I am heading to ? let me pose this illustration in an interrogative form and please do answer it with sincerity within your heart.
If a food is tasteless the next point is to add salt in a quantity that will be enough and you will see the positive result, if you want to preserve a food from decaying then add pinch of salt then it will got revived, now! If a salt is taint what will you use to revamp it?
Life has never changed from how it was in a peaceful way during Jesus lifetime neither it changed from how it was during Prophet Muhammad time, the change that occur is the rapid evolution in humans that are not friend to humanity but humiliation, those that won’t humanize but humiliate, sense of humility has gone to journey of no return. The beautiful thing about life during the time of aforementioned personalities is that they enjoined Leadership and Intellectualism in its highest reputable form, we are now in the era whereby the law makers are at the center of gravity for breaking the law, one will cry for this era when listening to the historians regarding how beautiful and admirable world of living was from the beginning, the leaders of today are making life unbearable for the followers. Intellects are meant to live with sanity and lead by example, checking the abode of vices from the nook and cranny of this world, you could see majorly are coming academic settings.
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. —Harry S. Truman
When the gatekeeper that was hired to protect the house from thieves becomes the informant for the thieves, do you see the lives of inhabitants of that house safe? From the wisdom of the old ones I drank from, when you are chocked with pepper while eating you are advised to drink water to be relieved, right! When you are now chocked with water while drinking, what is the solution to this tragic scene ?
The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. —Jim Rohn
Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish. A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent. Where are the true leaders, the younger minds are now poisoned in all ramifications.
Each morning while listening to local or international news the viral and trending news is kidnapping, stealing, rape, and so on, then if you ask who are the culprits? the answer to that is disheartening, the scholars of the world that we hope to be the pious ones are the godfathers for these evil doers, the religion leaders that the whole world look up to in term of spiritualism and expect to be role models for the younger minds are found to be culprits of money rituals.
The scholars are meant to coach the world leaders to deliver good governance and give them the nourished food that freshens the mind, which will be eye-opener, mind-blowing and likewise soul-inspiring to lead their followers to the righteous path are now spiritually vitiated, while the leaders that are meant to govern their captions from the wisdom and guidance of the the intellects are now mentally and physically decayed. Leaders and Scholars are the salt of the world that bring sweetness and add to the aroma of lives for the followers to be comfortable and feel secured but now they are spoil who and what will revamp them?
This piece is not religious biased or attacking any personality rather it is calling for reconstruction of our ideology, belief and to sway away from making worldly affairs our priority.
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership. —John Kenneth Galbraith