Briefly.co.za shared the short story involving a disabled man who wished himself on his 24th birthday. The young man's positive attitude had a profound effect on our readers and we shared some of the reactions here.
A remarkable young man impressed South Africans after his inspirational message started trending.
Abel Kirwa may be physically disabled, but is still appreciative of his blessings.
He shared the below beautiful message and Briefly.co.za conveyed it via a Facebook post:
"Me being alive and healthy today is as a result of none other than the almighty God. I’ll forever be grateful to you, God. I thank everyone for their support. Happy 24th birthday to me."
The post invoked a fantastic response from our readers and many heaped praise on Abel for his positive mindset.
Miriam Mabhena said,
"Happy birthday to you my brother,its so true what you saying we must always give thanks to the lord our God, each morning that you being given life by him its a blessing and thus rich, coz so many people have lost their lives through this virus and other illnesses but he we still given a chance to live."
Denzel Felli McNews added,
"Blessed are you one of a kind true African who knows the value of Worship and so full of Jehovah's glory stay blessed."
Ps A. Karim said,
"Happy birthday may all sufficient grace to l prosper and excel be your portion in Jesus name. May the Lord Almighty send help destiny helpers to help you to be on greater heights."
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