The Friday Stand-In 2016

'The human spirit doesn't become better without challenges,' says Lira

The agenda was very clear, Be the Light, a song from her Born Free Album, is the first message conveyed by #FridayStandIn Lerato Molato to listeners.

South African Afro-Soul singer and songwriter, Lira, was in the hot seat hosting the Redi Tlhabi show. In the beginning she was scared it would be a nerve-racking ordeal, but the challenge was on.

Lira set twitter alight with her insightful thoughts...

With all the problems and challenges I have experienced growing up in South Africa, I have realised that problems are an opportunity to find solutions. The human spirit doesn't become better without challenges.

Lira, #FridayStandIn

I'm driven by three very basic values; self acceptance, self expression and self love.

Lira, #FridayStandIn

In a conversation with Mabel Slabbert, life strategist, Lira talked about how artists can turn talent into a career or business. She also talked about her own experiences as a South African musician.

Lira says she loved every minute of the show... and the last message was, 'Be the change you want to see'.

Scroll down to see engagements on Twitter...

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