Sunday, April 21, 2013

Who said a picture is worth a thousand words?

This is mother Ethiopia, conjuring images and sensations with million words you know and million words you do not know. Love; affection; fondness; infatuation; devotion; passion; ardor; fire; zeal; commitment; obligation; duty; responsibility; sacrifice…and etc.  Take a good look at mother Ethiopia. What do you see and how do you feel? Do you see a picture of million words or, a depiction of million lives of life and love in Ethiopia? Do you have tears of joy in your eyes, seeing how pristine the love of mother Ethiopia is? Or, do you regret having born from a poverty-stricken mother? Did you ever have a mother unlike what you see in this picture; in essence and in spirit? No matter how you answer this question, were you at all ashamed of your mother then?   Read more...


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