Lessons in Life – A Tribute to former Prime Minister, Professor, The Right Honourable Owen Arthur.
There is a refrain from a moving Gladys Knight song that lingers in the back of my mind whenever I think of Owen Arthur:
“If anyone should ever write my life story,
For whatever reason there might be,
You’d be there
Between the lines of pain and glory
Cause you’re the best thing that ever happened to me…”
In retrospect, I know in my heart that, in my political life, Owen Arthur was the best thing that ever happened to me. I believe that there are many others who feel the same way.
There is no one who has ever met Owen Arthur who could ignore his presence. His intellect was large, his personality complex…