TO THE HEROES
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TO THE HEROES
The best thing about living in Bulawayo is that we can withdraw into
the Matopos Hills to lick our wounds. Those great grey granite kopjes have an amazing cathartic effect on
Our little country has been dealt another blow but human nature
fortunately is such that we have learnt meekly to pick up the pieces
and "make another plan " And we must pause here to praise our own quiet
Every country has or has had its heros. Some have been greater than
others, a hero is defined as
"a man admired for his achievements and noble qualities or one that
shows great courage "and throughout history there have been remarkable
heros some who have suffered horribly to uphold their ideals and their
standard of perfection, beauty, or excellence.
We admire and envy anyone who is passionate about his ideals. Where
would we be in the world if people through the ages had not striven to
achieve their ideals.
Zimbabwe has had its fair share of heros of all colours, races and
Ever since man inhabited this precious country, people have fought for
what they believe in. Not all of us have fought for the same thing,
what is an ideal to one person may not necessarily be important to
But the main thing is, that you care enough to fight for what you
"Courage is not the freedom from fear,
Courage is deeper.
It requires the person to be afraid, yet still continue,.
One has to be part coward to possess courage.
We need to embrace everyday with the same attitude."
- Mark Williams -
Freedom has always been probably our most important ideal, freedom of
speech thought and action. Freedom from tyranny and oppression.
And so we sit yet again dumb founded with the state of affairs in our
country. dumbfounded that people who are starving cannot see why they
And yet they believe in their ideals just as ardently as we believe in
ours. We are not necessarily right and they are not necessarily wrong.
What has happened has happened and we must just try and come to terms
with it all and hope that sense prevails once again in our country some
And so to those who have cared, those who have made tremendous
sacrifices, those who have been brave and courageous and not afraid to
make a stand ... all we can say is THANK YOU FOR TRYING.....
Thank you for making a stand for what we believe in, thank you for
being selfless and putting your lives, your homes, your families on the
To Heather and Roy ... may God bless and keep you and your family safe
and we pray that Roy will be spared soon from this injustice.
To Morgan and Gibson and Dave and Welshman and Job and Tendai and Pius
and Jenni and the Woza Women, and everyone else who has worked so hard
for the good of our precious country ... history will show that what
you did was good and just for freedom and democracy.
To the people who have died and suffered we will never forget you.
From the People Of Zimbabwe - Thank you and God Bless you.
John 16:33 "These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you shall
be having freedom from anxiety. In the world you have tribulation, but
by taking, courage I have overcome the world!"