Reinvigorating Our Talawah Factor

One of our rarely heard but insightful proverbs states
Wan finga can’t kill louse

This proverb challenge our sense of collaboration and cooperation.
In this our 51st year of independence, we have lots of lice to kill.

  • We have the louse of broken families
  • We have the louse of stubborn , chronic unemployment.

  • We have the louse of diminishing job opportunities in major diaspora centers.
  • We have the lice of scare healthcare and educational resources.

    So is there any hope? What can fuel our path to a more secure future?
    The secret could be discovering the power of our talawah factor.Yes we little but we talawah needs to be personalized. We need to get beyond cheer-leading for our great athletes, and invest personal skin in the game of nation building.

    Yes we need to re-energizing our social, cultural and spiritual resources to be total talawah to give fresh catalyst to our future possibilities. So before we shake, bake, and gulp, let us take a few reflective moments and resolve to unite in common purpose for the greater good.

    So happy 51 independence celebration Jamaica. Lord help us to refuel our hearts and minds with a fresh determination to dedicate ourselves and unite our efforts to realize our full Jamaican destiny.

  • About the author


    I am an entrepreneur whose focus is on helping small businesses deploy internet marketing tools to leverage new customers and profits. I believe in the survival of the knitted, and thus champion those who are making a difference in our community.