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Nelson Mandela’s Legacy: Integral Visionary, Mediator, Systematic thinker, Dialoguer, Bridger, and Innovator

By Gugo Obang
Nelson Mandela, South African Integral Visionary, systematic thinker, dialoguer, bridger, and innovator, is gone but his legacy will remain forever. Legacy is about life and living. It is about learning from the past, living in the present, and building for the future.
First of all, I would like to say the following as attention gathering. Where do you think it is best to plant a young tree: a clearing in an old-growth forest or an open field? Ecologists tell us that a young tree grows better when it is planted in an area with older trees. The reason, it seems, is that the roots of the young tree are able to follow the pathways created by former trees and implant themselves more deeply. Over time, the roots of many trees may actually graft themselves to one another, creating an intricate, interdependent foundation hidden under the ground. In this way, stronger trees share resources with weaker ones so that the whole forest becomes healthier. That is legacy: an interconnec…

George Nicolas Life, Achievements was remembered by Family and the Greater Gambellan Community in the USA

Love and affection was center for George said the family.

In life some of us will remembered over, over, and forever. They will stay touch within our memories. But some of us will be forgotten forever no one remembered of them. Some of us will be noticed, but some of us will not be noticed, no one dared whether they have been around or not. Some of us presence will be felt but also some of us presence will not be felt in the moment we were around. Or some of us will be honored, respected because of our jobs, our deeds but some of us will be pass by not honored, or respected by others. In other word what we do on this planet earth is important in our life time and crucially important after our life time, it matter the most. Said Ochwor Warajor who through skillful language made the audience “laughed” and amazed. 
Followed by Pastor Omot Agagnia, Agape, and the daughter of George Nicolas himself who both reminded the audiences about George Nicolas contribution in the documentation of Gamb…