Uncle Jack’s point is spot on with the ethos of Everyday Ambassador: when we’re faced with people with views that disrespect and mistreat others, we can either run away from them, and refuse to associate with them. Or we can stick around, we can use our relationship with them as a path inward, to try and open their minds, change their thinking, correct their misconceptions. It says that the path to reconciliation and human decency requires discourse and discussion, rather than running away from different opinions.
Although the one day is an important time to remember Madiba, recognize his influence, and remember how important his ideals were, it’s up to you and me, everyday, to live a little more like Madiba. Give it a try today: Free yourself from hatred, Free others by respecting their lives as equal to yours, and Serve by Loving.
It’s not everyday that a Nobel Prize Laureate asks you for a birthday gift! Yesterday marked the 18th birthday of Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel recipient in history. Here at Everyday Ambassador we ADORE Malala –she’s an unstoppable activist for universal education and a resilient survivor of a Taliban assassination attempt on her life. (“Extremists have shown what frightens […]