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NATURALLY GIFTED

Dear Friends in Green, Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn't matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle: when the sun comes up, you'd better be running. ...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 8th Nov 2013
  • 51
MY OSCAR AWARD VOTE

Dear Friends in Green, With all the talk about the imminent Oscar Awards, I decided to use this week's green letter to publicly cast my Oscar vote. Although I am not a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences whose members cast Oscar votes, I am a member of humanity whose members should celebrate and inspire one another. The Osca...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 1st Nov 2013
  • 57
MUTULA KILONZO, THE GREEN AMBASSADOR

Dear Friends in Green, Accolades can be misleading because they have a tendency of misrepresenting or exaggerating. Accolades often magnify, leaving a larger than life impression. This week's letter, is therefore not seeking to heap accolades on Mutula Kilonzo. It is simply an articulation of the thoughts that have been running through my mind and...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 25th Oct 2013
  • 47
MANDELA'S FOOTSTEPS

Dear Friends in Green, December 5 2013. This date has now gone down in history as the day that Nelson Mandela departed from the shores of this world. As we mourn his passing and celebrate his life, we must take a closer, longer look at the footsteps that his left on our shores. For 95 years, he walked on these shores with steps that faltered becau...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 18th Oct 2013
  • 34
MADE IN AFRICA

Dear Friends in Green, While on a recent trip to Germany, I was stunned by the Mercedes that chauffeured me from the airport. My son would say Ilikuwa gari ya nguvu!(it was a powerful car)! Indeed It was a fine machine and like most men, I appreciate a fine machine. And it was made in Germany. Germany is such a crme de la crme of manufacturing t...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 11th Oct 2013
  • 33
LEARNING FROM MANDELA

Dear Friends in Green, On the first day of September, Nelson Mandela was discharged from hospital. Although his condition remains critical, he is now back home. The man is definitely a fighter. He epitomizes the green spirit of regeneration and sustainability. Let us retrace his steps so that we can follow his footsteps. MbasheRiver. It is on the...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 4th Oct 2013
  • 28


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