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It is well with my soul African proverbs

African proverbs teach when peace, like a river, attendeth my way, when sorrows like sea billows roll; whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say, it is well, it is well, with my soul.

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, when sorrows like sea billows roll; whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say, it is well, it is well, with my soul.

African proverbs teaching faith, perseverance and hopefulness, reminding us it is well with the soul.

It is with patience that one dissects a bee to see its intestines. ~ Ewe Proverb

Whatever is sugared kills, whereas that which is bitter heals ~ Kenyan Proverb

Good things are found among thorns ~ Democratic Republic of Congo

To live long is to see many things. ~ Orma Proverb

One who bathes willingly with cold water does not feel the cold. ~ Tanzanian Proverb

A lone traveler is swept away by a stream. ~ Malawi Proverb

Although the grass looks even, there are paths in between. ~ Ewe Proverb

Kneeling you eat with others, keep standing and you eat nothing. ~ Zambian Proverb

Not all knowledge is taught in school ~ Twi Proverb

The person whose feet feel the morning dew is better than the person who remains at the fireplace. ~ Tanzanian Proverb

Things of today do not relate or transfer with things of tomorrow, for tomorrow God knows. ~ Kenyan Proverb

When you are given, you should also give ~ Kenyan Proverb

It is well with my soul


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