The land between…
They complained about their daily food, whined about their circumstances and longed for the fleshpots of Egypt. Their ungratefulness led to a negative mindset and many of them never saw the promised land, a better future.
Closer to home
While uncomfortable, the “land between” can also be fertile ground for reflection, for developing new perspectives, beliefs and habits. That helps us to discover what is really important to us, to appreciate what we have and to develop a satisfied heart. This journey paves the way for meaningful personal growth.
The big picture
We are, however, likely to remain in the ‘desert’ for a while longer. During this time people, especially the younger generation, yearn for inspiring and authentic leadership.
Marathon calls on all our friends and business associates to join us in being active leaders and carrying our country’s leadership burden whilst South Africa is in that “land between”. Even powerful leaders in government, business, religion and institutions cannot achieve meaningful progress without the support of people and the true leaders in their midst – at every level! Unity is power. When the burden to lead the Israelites in the desert became too heavy for Moses, God asked him to gather 70 leaders He could fill with a Moses spirit to help carry and lighten his leadership load.
If we work together, we can make this country better than ever. The potential in people’s spirit may be dormant or suppressed, but can be re-awakened. To win as a country in the long run, we have to build trust, unity and bridges between all South Africans every single day. Let us do this together with a servant heart. It starts on our doorstep, in our homes and at work.
We trust that everyone will continue to learn and to experience significant growth en route to their “promised land”.
Thank you for running with us!