From an ‘Advocacy and Lobbying’ class session of a Media Training a week ago, I took a major lesson which I’m convinced if everyone understood, the world would be a better place.
“Are you sure I am strapped safely?” Twice, I asked Robert the instructor about my safety. Should anything go wrong, it will be not because I didn’t take precaution, it will be sheer fate.
Every so often, it is important that one purposely remove themselves from the comfort of their homes, lives, usual life settings and venture into unpredictable, unprecedented environments to experience something new.
As a millennial, I’ve continuously found myself to be a defiant being especially towards rigid order and systems. We’re here, well at least I am, to disintegrate and rebuild.
On a donkey he came riding, his followers walking closely behind. The town went into a frenzy. Palm leaves were waved in excitement with energy so excessive you’d think they were heavy to carry.
In the seclusion of the wilderness, I find time to reflect on my life: decisions, dreams, aspirations…all without a usual forced pause induced by an interruption from a car horn or somebody calling my name or having to alight from a taxi.