When a Dream is Born

When a Dream is Born

POSTED SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 CAITLIN DWYER Walking down the halls of his middle school, Wilson K was eating an apple. The bell rang, and students around him rushed to class. A teacher approached Wilson and told him to throw out the unfinished apple: no food in class. The...

7 Laws of Success for Refugees & Immigrants

7 Laws of Success for Refugees & Immigrants

Annie Irankunda, President Reunion 257 Refugees and immigrants in America must approach the road to success differently from most of their peers. I have carefully studied my American peers and the results are simple. I know for a fact that, a refugee or an immigrant...

Productivity vs. Leisure

Productivity vs. Leisure

We have learned for ways to be secular when humans are spiritual. So you want to change the world. You want to change your community. You want to have a better work ethic. You want to accomplish your dream. In summary, you want to be happy. As the world seek to...

In The Moment… Truancy In South Dakota Schools

In The Moment… Truancy In South Dakota Schools

By CHRIS LAUGHERY • FEB 22, 2017 • SDPB Radio In The Moment... February 22, 2017 Show 035 Hour 2 LISTEN NOW   This week’s Dakota Political Junkies are Madison Daily Leader publisher Jon Hunter and Rapid City Journal enterprise reporter Seth Tupper. This segment...

I Believe He Meant It!

I Believe He Meant It!

How did Dr. Martin Luther King become the civil rights movement leader? Dr. Martin Luther King’s goal was not always to become a civil rights movement leader. He had other plans to accomplish and that was to become a pastor and lead his church as a way to continue a...

Talk Faster My Ears Are Itching

Talk Faster My Ears Are Itching

“Talk faster my ears are itching.” These are the words that came to mind when I found out that I was being told “no” for the opportunity that was near and dear to my heart. Imagine building an opportunity for two months hoping that it would come through, but it all...

For All It’s Worth

For All It’s Worth

“What’s your dream worth? Who’s the judge? The judge is God. Why is he God? Because he decides who wins or loses, not my opponent! Who’s your opponent? He doesn’t exist! Why does he not exist? Because he is a merely a descending voice to the truth I speak!” —"The...

As Blunt As It Gets

As Blunt As It Gets

An outlook on life from a third world perspective What is the secret of thinking outside of the box yet living life within your means? How does one live life to his or her fullest potential? You cannot know where you are going unless you know where you have been. In...

Resiliency

Resiliency

Resiliency is the ability to get back up every time you fall or fail. Resilience is the cousin of perseverance. I just made that up but I think it to be true. How do I know? A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog article about Dr. Eric Thomas (ET), one of the top...

Public Speaker Inspires Students to Achieve

Public Speaker Inspires Students to Achieve

Brady Mallory reports, KELO, Sioux Falls, SD Students in Sioux Falls are learning a valuable lesson about education and achievement. A Washington High School alum is speaking to students in district, and wants to inspire the young men and women to reach their goals....

Perseverance

Perseverance

At times things do not turn out the way we have planned them. We get frustrated and confused with no sense of direction. It is in that moment when some people completely lose their dream or refocus on their dream. I’ve had the opportunity to do some travelling this...

What School is Like in a Refugee Camp

What School is Like in a Refugee Camp

Education is about embracing knowledge. I have always hated school but admired education. I will share with you why school was the last thing I wanted to do. I grew up in a Tanzania refugee camp called Mtabila Refugee Camp. As a child, I reminisced with friends and...

Précis: Ending World Hunger

Précis: Ending World Hunger

From the book Honest Work taken from the fifth chapter, the article “Who Gets What and Why? Fairness and justice,” Peter Singer writes, since it is within our power to prevent something bad from taking place without having to sacrifice anything that is comparable to...

Allow Yourself to be Bold, Period

Allow Yourself to be Bold, Period

"The fetus that is afraid of criticism is never born" — Burundian Proverb.   African. My name is Wilson Kubwayo. I was born in 1994, the year the movie Cast Away was released. There were no other names that would fit me so that is why they named me Wilson....

Graduation: Soaring to New Heights

Graduation: Soaring to New Heights

Imagine hanging on an edge cliff by a stone with your right hand. You look down and you cannot see the end of the hole. You hold the edge of the stone a little tighter because you are terrified. You look down again and the deepness of the hole assures that you will...

A chat with a world record brick breaker

A chat with a world record brick breaker

I recently had an opportunity to interview Kevin Taylor about his secret in breaking 726 cement bricks in just 96 seconds. The question I often ask myself when I do not feel safe in what might seem to be a dangerous place is always the same: “What is the easiest and...

MUFASA Theory

MUFASA Theory

Do you remember Mufasa in the movie “The Lion King?” My MUFASA theory lays down the foundation needed to hit your target. It would be so unfair to not share this theory with you. MUFASA stands for (Motive, Ultimate gift, Fullest potential, Assets, Strengths, and...

How Christmas Can Restore Humanity

How Christmas Can Restore Humanity

Have you ever wondered why Christmas is one of the most popular holidays? Why do we celebrate it and what is Christmas? Christmas has a long history. It is known as the celebration of Jesus Christ’s birth. Today, Christmas gives humanity a sense of belonging—an...

How Winning is Done: Be Thankful Over the Few

How Winning is Done:
Be Thankful Over the Few

What are you thankful for? Often times, we are more aware of negative things in our lives than we see positives. Why is it that one negative experience in our lives has the capability to turn our lives upside down? Does that mean the rest of our life has no capacity...

3 Kinds of Friendships

3 Kinds of Friendships

The Ultimate Guide of Knowing Your Friends and Take Immediate Control of Your Emotional Destiny There are three kinds of friendships according to Aristotle, namely; friendship of utility, friendship of pleasure and finally perfect friendship. These friendships are...

Are You Facing Difficulties In Your Life?

Are You Facing Difficulties In Your Life?

Try emulating the 5 fundamental principles to help you achieve your dream and live life to its fullest. A bird that does not fly does not get to know where the food is. You have something powerful that the world will never get access to unless you allow it. You have...

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