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He who wants to plant corn must make peace with the crows. -African Proverb

Friday, August 12, 2016

Let it Go, Let it go African Proverbs

What have you gained from holding on to things that want to be let go? Five African proverbs to help let it go, there is power in letting it go and opening up to new possibilities. 



 Many of us hold onto things long after we should have let go. We have to let go of the things that weigh us down and make peace within. Inner peace starts with looking from the inside.


What have you gained from holding on to things that want to be let go? Five African proverbs to help let it go, there is power in letting it go and opening up to new possibilities.



Those who hide pain will be made known when weeping - African Proverb
Let it go
Swahili- Je, si kumwaga chozi kwa nini siyo ya wewe
English- Do not shed tear for what does not belong to you


Swahili- iliyovunjika udongo sufuria au sahani haina kuwa mzima tena
English- A broken clay pot or plate does not become whole again


Swahili- Wale wanaoficha maumivu litajulikana wakati akilia
English- Those who hide pain will be made known when weeping.


Those who hide pain will be made known when weeping - African Proverb
Let it go
Swahili- Je, si kuvunja sufuria yako ya kupikia kwa kupita mgeni
English- Do not break your cooking pot for the passing guest.


Swahili- Kama una mawazo mabaya kuhusu maisha yako basi itakuwa itatokea
English- If you have bad thoughts about your life then it will come to pass.


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