African Proverbs with Simon Okelo

“If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents.” Often times we will have reactions to shadows because we are not looking at thing with our eyes wide open or in dim lights. That clouds our version of reality. Also I have found that when our eyes are closed eyes the darkness…

African Proverbs with Simon Okelo

“He who earns calamity, eats it with his family” ~ African Proverb This proverb was a great reminder that our actions and reactions are the seeds that create a harvest for our children. As humans, it may be hard to think past the moment we are in especially when that moment is emotionally charged. As…

African Proverbs with Simon Okelo

“Nice Talk can break the bones of a ghost” ~ Nigerian Proverb This is how I broke down this proverb during the Daily African Proverbs room on Clubhouse. I thought about the conversations that we have with ourselves and the how the ghost with bones could be our past experiences. I have learned over time…

African Proverbs with Simon Okelo

“Give advice, if people don’t listen let adversity teach them.” ~ #African Proverb Wisdom is fed by testimony. It will be either your testimony or the testimony of someone else. Oh, but there is definitely a testimony. I had to learn this the “hard head makes a sore behind” way for sure. Adversity is never…