Challenges are a reality of life, they have been from time immemorial. Attitude not aptitude determines altitude (source unknown). Positive mindset is the requisite attitude to deal with these challenges. Faith and spirituality are the door to that positivity and hope. Faith in a Higher Being, a source of guidance and light, is an individual choice and cannot be imposed for a decision made out of understanding, introspection, reflection, meditation and inner belief is infinitely more sustainable than dogmatic imposition.
Humanity is in a crisis facing a plethora of problems from the very mundane to the most dehumanising, yet none of these are insurmountable or cannot be fixed. There is hope, there's always hope but that hope can only be driven by God Consciousness accompanied by spirituality, morality, values and ethics, and a commitment to behavioural change or we may say "New Year Resolutions". "Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything" (Islamic teaching).
Annihilation of ego, greed, avarice, selfishness and deception, restoration of selflessness, compassion, care, love and mercy where the unconditional upliftment of the immediate and extended family, direct and distant neighbour, colleague and acquaintance, wayfarer and indigent down in the dust, any human and all creation (plant, earth, animal, bee) is the object of our shared humanity then we are on the path to prosperity. We experience a concept called "Barakah", immeasurable bounties in abundance, tangible and unseen.
On the eve of 2024 do not focus on what may seem endless difficulties, focus on faith (no imposition) and if you believe that circumstances will change for the better, they will. Gift of the Givers wishes the citizens of South Africa and the world a magnificent 2024, a year of faith, positivity and hope.
We thank you for your unwavering support in our efforts to serve the disenfranchised worldwide.
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