Servant leadership

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Bros kay, you led from the front, teaching us invaluable lessons in humility as you “served” us as olori ebi after the departure of our beloved father. Your virtues were too many to mention. Unrivalled in selflessness and so so caring. Lightening quick to forgive, you will forever remain a remarkable inspiration to us all. You showed us how to love completely. You related with us your aburos, as friends, your buddies; often leaving outsiders to wonder if the age gap between us was truly what we claimed. Many, and that includes some of us your aburos, often mistook your gentle spirit, your relentless pursuit of peace, as a sign of weakness. The more fool us.

“The one characteristic of authentic power that most people overlook is humility. It is important for many reasons. A humble person walks in a friendly world. He or she sees friends everywhere he or she looks, wherever he or she goes, whomever he or she meets. His or her perception goes beyond the shell of appearance and into essence
– Gary Zukav

Little did we know how turning the proverbial other cheek takes Christlike humility and a strength impossible to fathom. Undoubtedly, you were the greatest among us. You were our servant leader.

There’s plenty of empirical evidence to suggest doing good does indeed make whole. Besides, the bible says so and everyday life says it too. John D Rockefeller became America’s first millionaire at the youthful age of thirty three and its first billionaire at the age of fifty three. He was so ill by this time, he was advised to put his things in order as he wouldn’t see fifty four. Crackers and milk had become his staple diet as he couldn’t ingest anything else. Despite his … Read More...