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Do we really need the change?

12 November 2014, 20:31 Onyeji Dominic

Words of wisdom are many in the world. They are popularly known to us as wise sayings. We have individual names for them which include adage and idiom. Some of them were handed down to us from old. We used them often to express our deep feeling but the bad thing is that we are not good in putting them to practice. 

There is no sensible adult in Biafra who does not know the sayings in life. Our Biafran elders and speakers have been using all the words of wisdom but I do not see us putting them to work in the liberation process of our dear country - Biafra. We hear them from wise ones who do well to admonish us in the struggle. They have been speaking to us in parables just like Jesus and other prophets did in Bible. They spoke their minds and we heard them because our ears were not deaf. It is evident that we are good in hearing, and it is equally obvious that we are not good in doing what we hear in wisdom. That is why retardation has gone a long way to cause damages in Biafra and Africa at large.

The continent is badly retarded in nature and the minds in it are seen laying waste in downhill. This is because the black are not seen as doers of the words under the Sun. Things like insight and intuition told it to the wise that we have been hearing without doing. That is why progress, development and advancement are very far away from Biafra and Africa at large.

Also read: The mantle & successor in Biafra 

The wise sayings we hear are so great in nature. They are very popular, and one of them says: "If right hand washes left hand, the left will in turn wash the right." It does not called for interpretation because we know it that nature made each of us to have two hands. There is nobody in life who does not know that the hands cannot be clean enough if both fail to wash each other jointly under the Sun.

One thing the people should know is that life is a natural thing. The stories we have in Bible are poetic and symbolic in nature. They teach good morals to make people have nice behaviors, fear and respect.

So, the Bible is not wrong when it said, "Whosoever is in Christ is a new creature. Old things have passed away and behold, all things have become new." That is a wise saying, and it is symbolic because one is a Christ when one undertakes (assumes a responsibility) to care, nurture and help a person or people who are helpless in life. The person sees the helper as a savior, and the help paves the ways for the new beginning and newness of life in the paths of progress, success, breakthrough and what have you. That is what they meant by the term "new life in Christ". It implies that the great change in life often begin when two parties meet as soul mates in real life. It is known to the wise as great change for good, greatness and wealth under the Sun!

Truth is that the change is naturally meant to pave the ways for us in jungle. Nature made it to enable us makes progress in the upward journey of life, and it is obvious that the progress is bound to take us to the top. One shall certainly get there if one continues in the uphill struggle.

I have to say these for the sake of positive changes we need in Biafra and Africa at large. It is obvious that we are dreaming to liberate Biafra. Every wise fellow knows it that Biafrans are dreamers in life, and the term "dream" is a thing of mind. It exists in fantasy, and insight has revealed it to the wise that Biafra as a country needs the "real" changes (renewal) for the liberation and progress in general.

The point here is that I have come a long way as mind reader under the Sun. If we ask me, I will say that we have great minds in Biafra but the minds I have read are too selfish, pretentious and benighted for the likings of the great change in Biafra and Africa at large. I have not really seen us making laudable efforts to help ourselves in the right. We rather prefer to give pretentious backing to fools who have nothing good to offer for the progress and changes in reality. That is why I have to ask: What is help in general issues of Biafra? I mean do we really need the change???

In addition, let us bear in mind that time shall come when the wind of change (hurricane) shall blow hard on the strangers (fishermen) who are exploiting our lands, oceans and what have you. I do not have to say it because we know that irony has been ruling over us for too long. The kings have been trekking while fools are riding on horses. I see the change coming.

Lastly, it is true that the strangers are willing to give fish to us. They do not want us to become fishers in our father's wealthy lands and oceans full of great fishes under the Sun. That is why they conspired to keep Biafra in bondage just like God conspired with Devil to destroy the innocent and perfect Job. It is very bad but I do not really blame the strangers for the exploitations. We are to blame because we gave the chance to them in many ways. If we are not to blame, why did we fail to chase them away?

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