Walk in his shoes

27 October 2016

Re: Rev Reupena files appeal 

I think you need to walk a mile in their shoes before you’re quick to jump with your accusations.

That man only makes equivalent to <$37k/year... 

I know coz I go to his church. He has a wife who volunteers for the church and a son 15yo at school, no one else works.... average of $700p/w, from both him and his wife. 

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He’s not fighting to get his senior titles back but just to clear his name.

They’ve gone independent, with all their meakokigo (falesa, hall, manse) that man you’re talking about is a real man, standing for what is right, fighting unfair dismissal, workplace bullying by the elders committee, and the list goes on. 

Can you imagine yourself, at your workplace, getting bullied, and treated unfairly because of rumors? 

Worst of all, your bosses don’t actually investigate the situation, and just sack you because they too believed in these rumors?

 

Kenary Emmanuel-

Zephanaiah Reu

27 October 2016

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