Sharing some musings by our dearest mom, Hazel Margaret Lock (07/01/1922 – 02/06/06) * written over the years.
With the elections virually upon us thought this quotation from Alan Paton’s book ‘Instrument of Thy Peace’ very significant:
“You must hope for the best and prepare for the worst.”
10th May 1994
Today, the inaugeration of the first black President in our first democratic government: what a day of jubilance, tears, sadness, happiness, nostalgia, optimism for the future and above all peace. Today embraced every human emotion, by which people of all colours and creeds were joined together. It was like a garden suddenly opening every bud to flower and every single variety, flowering and giving off their many perfumes to each other to fill the whole garden with with the most amazing colours, vibrant and retiring, fused close together to form a picture of beauty never ever seen before. This…
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