Many of us go through life feeling less than loving toward our own bodies. We believe we are not attractive enough, flawed in one way or another.
Learning to accept, appreciate, and even love every aspect of our bodies African proverbs teach us we are free to enjoy richer, more intimate relationships when we first love ourselves.
Accept Your Body African Proverbs
|Accept Your Body African Proverbs |
lesson is similar
to the sculpture Bronskvinnorna
or The Women of Bronze
in Växjö, Sweden
You will then learn your measure, when you spend a night with yourself.
Look at a person’s deeds, not whether they are tall or short.
One can be kept well by a hundred, not a hundred by one.
Who dies inside has lost.
The load that the mule will not carry, you yourself should not carry.
Although there are many roads, there is only one that is the straightest.
The thorn which is sharp is so from its youth.
A person’s values are not nullified by passing storms.
Who today is humiliated easily, tomorrow will be lost.
Fear and shame are father and son.
Until one dies, others will not be satisfied.