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What I learnt from England versus Tunisia

20 Jun 2018 at 07:41hrs | Views
1. Having stood their ground until the 90th minute, Tunisia allowed the unmarked England team captain Kane to sneak in a score a winning goal at the 2018 world cup football showpiece; breaking the hearts of millions of Africans.

Then I said unto myself, vanity of vanities, all this is vanity and chasing after wind. What shall it profit a team to work so hard throughout the entire time only to allow the unmarked Kane to spoil everything. How many sons of man have worked so hard throughout their entire lives trying to build a legendary life, only for an unmarked Kane to sneak in and destroy everything they worked so hard to achieve.  Just one unchecked Kane, one unmarked weakness, just one weakness not dealt with appropriately. ....rises up to mess up your career, your reputation,  your marriage and your life! Keep an eye on your "unchecked" Kane, he is waiting on the penalty area to spoil all that you have worked so hard throughout this entire life. Oh vanity of vanities cries GwiziTheMotivator.

2. The Kane Factor

I am not really a fan of Kane , but the way he rose to the occasion when it mattered the most was quite impressive!  He rescued England from the jaws of defeat when the England fans had no idea where their salvation would come from. Great leaders inspire their discouraged followers when there seems to be no hope and no way out. They don't join the murmuring hopeless teammates,  they raise their hands when it matters the most and tell others, "Let's go at once for we are well able to possess this thing." Be a Kane! Oh should I say a Joshua?

3. The Last Minute

At the last minute the Tunisians allowed Kane to score the England's winning goal. At the last minute Kane rose up high and scored a winning goal when the match appeared to be over. At the last minute the biblical Moses failed to reach the promised land having endured so much hardships with the children of Israel for 40 years in the wilderness.  

At the last minute one of colleagues was revising with his class some concepts, we laughed at him for 'feeding the cattle at the market just before their sale.' How many kilograms were these "cattle" going to gain? We asked him. But what he revised with his learners at the last minute indeed came in the exam. His learners were laughing all the way out of the exam room. At the last minute someone's marriage can turnaround. At the last minute, last few years of your remaining life you can turn the tables, shift the gears, turn your  life around and have a glorious life and historic classic finish.

Come on now, somebody shout "AT THE LAST MINUTE!!!"


Source - Gwizi Monitor
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