Media is traditionally the friend of drama, warfare, scandal and sensationalism – the hallmarks of a tendency to focus on the negative manifestations of humanity. This diverse group of mostly volunteer broadcasters has chosen to use their voices as a tool for change, to focus on the kind of things we want to see more of in the world so that others can be encouraged to join in helping to make the world a better place for all of us. The Taxi Radio sees the establishment of their CC, The Quiet Voice, as a natural step in the evolution of their stated desire to contribute to a more positive future in a better world. They believe URI will give them structure and a framework, and in return they give URI a mouthpiece for peace. They see this as an ongoing commitment to air the stories of the good that people do, and to be that one quiet voice that connects with the inner voice of every listener, whispering insistently: “But I CAN make a difference. I DO make a difference.”
Radio is a particularly powerful tool, and its reach is never truly known. The Quiet Voice wants to focus on the good that people do, and to encourage acts of humanity and the law of kindness. The invitation is to come be part of the Weaving. The idea is that if we all mindfully add our little strands of hope, flights of fancy and dreams of good things; if we remind ourselves of the reward of respect, grace and compassion; if we learn to listen with our hearts, shift in our heads and are able to still the racing of our wants; if we can unstrap the rucksack of the past, shake of the shackles of the present and preclude a positive future; we will be led in the direction we require.
So much of The Taxi Metaphoric points to the quality of the journey. There can be no denying that nothing improves the quality of the journey more than like-minded companions.
Miss Ayanda Nabe
120 Wellington Street
Goodwood W Cape
27 72 562 8089