Following the success of the megabestselling Black Pearls, a collection of 365 African proverbs that illuminate the secret to peace and joy; and inspire the words of Cudjo Lewis in Zora Neale Hurston’s Barracoon.
In Africa, grandparents traditionally share their wisdom about life and culture with their grandchildren, using proverbs and stories that have been passed down from generation to generation. This beautiful keepsake volume includes 365 proverbs—one for each day of the year—partnered with brief, yet profound lessons and knowledge covering all facets of life.
Collected from countries across the African continent, these wise proverbs encourage children to treasure community over material items; show kindness to others; love from the heart and not the mind; exercise empathy; and strive for a global education. These thoughtful proverbs include insights such as:
Proverb: “Love, like rain, does not choose the grass on which it falls.” (South Africa)
Insight: True love is blind. True love is not based on wealth, family, position, education, tribe, religion or class. Love can bind together a most unlikely couple, as the heart has reasons that reason does not understand.
Proverb: “When an old man dies, a library burns to the ground.” (Gambia)
Insight: The elders of the community hold the wisdom of the world.
Devoting a little time, day by day for a full year, this holistic, enriching gift book can lead to inner peace and happiness.
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During the 2016 election campaigns, President Donald Trump jokingly and publicly made a call to Russian Hackers for assistance. The Russians responded.
After Trump became President, a British Intelligence official who is an expert on Russia, released a report detailing how Trump had indeed colluded with Russia to win the elections. This and many other actions of the President and his aides during the campaign led the FBI to investigate if President Trump had indeed colluded with Russia to win the elections.
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Most of the selected essays that comprise this book have been originally published in maga-zines like UN Chronicle, The Humanist of Wash-ington, Monthly Review of New York, and newspapers like El País of Madrid, La República of Montevideo, Milenio of Mexico, Página 12 of Buenos Aires, and The Huffington Post between 1998 and 2016.