I have been thinking a lot about how, if ever, we will prevent the collision course our Prez is steering our South Africa on. He does not give a damn. He does not care about you and me, and he does not care about the young dancer at the Drop In Centre who has no parents and who as no future if we do not do our bit.
How, how, how will we change this mess? How are we, ordinary South Africans, going to change what is happening?
Last week Raymond Suttner wrote of qualities we need in leadership, and currently nowhere to be seen:
I truly believe that these qualities are not only required of leaders in our beloved country – it is required of each and every citizen. We all need to stop corruption, we all need to have integrity, be trustworthy. We all need to be of service to our country, not just for our own personal interest. We all should share a collective vision that South Africa is our home and deserves every effort to stop the pillaging by the Zuptas and their cronies.
We should not wait for leaders to lead, we ought to lead by example.
This morning Mark Heywood asked the question running through my mind:
“Are you working for South Africa?
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