PROVERBS FROM AFRICA

African way of life through proverbs.

( Family, Values, Life )

Proverbs acts as a catalyst of knowledge, philosophy, wisdom, morals and ethics. They cover all aspects of life, example : God, family, human beings, values, plants, animals and marriage.

Proverbs are a metaphor, folk tale, euphemism or idiom.

Here are some interesting proverbs from Africa. Read them and let me know your thoughts.

Thanks.

a). Fire and gunpowder are not bed fellows.

b). A healthy person who begs for food is an insult to a generous farmer.

c). A crab does not beget a bird.

d). Nature gave us two cheeks instead of one to make it easier to eat hot food.

e). Hate has no medicine.

f). No one tests the depth of the river with both feet.

g). One should never rub bottoms with a porcupine.

h). Do not call the forest that shelters you a jungle.

I). It is the calm and silent water that drowns a man not the hot one.

j). Do not expect to offered a chair when you visit a place where the chief himself sits on the floor.

k). By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have already dispersed.

l). The snake and the milliped might craw with their bellies but that does not make them brothers.

m). A trap does not catches the wind.

n). The changing colours of the chameleon only deceive the fool.

o). The snake that strike at the tortoise will discover a toothache.

THE MYSTERY OF THE BIBLE

This is pretty strange how it worked out this way. Even if you’re not religious, you should read this.

Question : What is the shortest chapter in the Bible?
Answer : Psalm 117

Question : What is the longest chapter in the Bible?
Answer : Psalm 119

Question : Which chapter is in the centre of the Bible?
Answer : Psalm 118

Facts : There are 594 chapters before Psalm 118 and there is 594 chapters after Psalm 118. Add these numbers up and you will get 1,188

Question : What is the centre verse in the Bible?
Answer : Psalm 118:8 Does this verse say something significant about God’s perfect will for our lives?

Well, the next time someone says they would like to find God’s perfect will for their lives and that they want in the centre of His will, just send them to the centre of His word!

Which is Psalm 118:8 ” It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in man ” Amen

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HER LAST BREATH BY J.A. SCHNEIDER

Her last breath by J.A. Schneider

( MARI, TRUST NO ONE )

If you know you’re being framed, you can only trust yourself. But what if you can’t remember what happened to prove your innocence? Can you still trust yourself?

Mari Gill wakes up to horror in a strange apartment next to a dead man who has a knife sticking out of his chest and she can’t remember the night before.

Accused of murder, she feels torn between her husband, a successful defense attorney, a mysterious, kind man who wants to help. Can she trust either of them – or even her friends?

Detective Kerri Blasco battles her poise bosses believing Marri is innocent ….. but is she ?

AUTHOR : J.A. SCHNEIDER
TITLE : HER LAST BREATH
Genre : Thriller, Murder mystery, Psychological
thriller
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SWEET KAROLINE BY CATHERINE ASTOLFO

Sweet Karoline by Catherine Astolfo

( The Unexpected Revelations )

If I knew then what I know now, would I have searched so hard for the truth?

Anne says she killed her best friend, Karoline. But did she? Or is there more to Karoline’s mysterious death than meets the eye?

Anne embarks on a compelling journey to discover her past and expose her past and exposes an unusual history, horrific crimes and appalling betrays.

Through unexpected turns and revelations, Anne learns about love, family and who she really is. Can she survive the truth?

AUTHOR: CATHERINE ASTOLFO
TITLE: SWEET KAROLINE
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Suspense
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THE BREAKDOWN BY B.A. PARIS

The breakdown by B.A Paris

( The Silent Calls )

If you can’t trust yourself, who can you trust ?

Cass is having a hard time since the night she saw the car in the woods and the woman who killed.

Since then, she’s been forgetting everything. Where she left the car, if she took her pills, the alarm code, why she ordered a pram when she doesn’t have a baby.

What she can’t forget is the woman she might have saved, and the terrible nagging guilt. Or the silent calls she’s receiving and the feeling that someone’s watching her.

AUTHOR: B.A. PARIS
TITLE: THE BREAKDOWN
Genre: Psychological thriller, Mystery
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THE STEP MOTHER BY CLAIRE SEEBER

The Stepmother by Claire Seeber

( The Terrifying Game )

The perfect wife. A fairytale family. Don’t believe your eyes.

Matthew and Jeanie are happily married couple who both have teenage children from previous relationships. No one said it would be easy to raise a blended family under one roof but Matthew and Jeanie are strong. They will make it work.

And whilst Jeanie’s step-daughter Scarlett rejects her, Jeanie will just have to try harder to win her over. But Jeanie has a past. A terrible secret she thought she’d buried a long time ago. And now, it’s coming to surface, threatening to destroy her new marriage.

Someone is playing a terrifying game on Jeanie and she must put a stop to it once and for all. After all, a fairytale needs a happy ending … doesn’t it?

AUTHOR: CLAIRE SEEBER
TITLE: THE STEP MOTHER
Genre: Psychological thriller, Mystery
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THE BRIDGEMAN BY CATHERINE ASTOLFO

One was lost by Catherine Astolfo

( The Murder Of Nathaniel Ryeburn )

Principal Emily Taylor feels safe in the friendly little town of Burchill – until she finds a body in her school. The murder of caretaker Nathaniel Ryeburn brings back memories she’d forget and plunges Emily into a mystery that involves a secret diary, an illegal puppy mill and a murder innocently disguised as an ordinary citizen .

As fear rips through the traumatized town, Emily’s investigation inadvertently leads the police to her door, and to her husband Langford, who is hiding a secret of his own.

It becomes clear to Emily that many of Burchill’s residents merely wearing masks. And it’s time for those masks to ripped away … and for a killer’s identity be revealed.

AUTHOR: CATHERINE ASTOLFO
TITLE: THE BRIDGEMAN
Genre: Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
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ONE WAS LOST BY NATALIE D. RICHARDS

( Dangerous, Deceptive, Damaged – Someone Is Watching Them )

It is mandatory for graduating high school seniors to take part in hiking through the West Virginia woods. Sera’s misery compounded by Lucas, the crush she avoided. A flash flood strands the campers.

The next day, Sera wakes up and discovered that the campers attacked. Mr Walker is found unconscious, and the campers marked on their wrists : Jude, Deceptive; Emily, Damaged; Lucas, Dangerous; and Sera, Darling.

Someone is targeting then for crimes, imagined or real, and they must work together to survive the hunt.

AUTHOR: NATALIE D. RICHARDS
TITLE: ONE WAS LOST
Genre: Psychological thriller, Mystery
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DEATH NOTE ; ANOTHER NOTE BY NISIO ISIN

Death Note;Another Note By Nisio Isin

( Roadmap To The Next Murder )

There’s a serial killer loose in Los Angeles and the local authorities need help fast. For some reason the killer has left a string of maddeningly arcane clues at each crime scene. Each of the clues, it seems, is an indecipherable roadmap to the next murder.

Onto the scene come L, the mysterious super-sleuth. Despite his peculiar working habits, he’s never shown his face in public – but this time, he needs help.

Enlisting the services of FBI agent named Naomi Misora, L starts snooping around city of Angels. It soon becomes clear that the killing spree is a psychotic riddle designed to specifically engage L in a battle of wits.

Stuck in the middle between killer and investigator, it’s up to Misora yo navigate both the dead bodies and the egos so solve the Los Angeles Murder cases.

AUTHOR: NISIO ISIN
TITLE: DEATH NOTE; ANOTHER NOTE
Genre: Murder mystery, Crime, Serial killer
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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS BY B.A. PARIS

Behind Closed by B.A. Paris

( Your Blood Will Run Cold )

Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealthy, she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. You’d like to get to know Grace better. But it’s difficult, because you realise Jack and Grace are never apart.

Some might call this true love. Others might ask why Grace never answers the phone. Or how she can never meet for coffee, even though she doesn’t work.

How can she cook such elaborate meals but stay so slim. And why there are bars on one of the bedroom windows.

Sometimes, the perfect marriage is the perfect lie.

AUTHOR: B.A. PARIS
TITLE: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
Genre: Psychological thriller, Mystery
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A PRICE FOR GENIUS BY LIN WILDER

( Don’t Call The Cops. Don’t Contact The FBI )

Dr Lindsey McCall’s worst fears realized. Not only have both drugs been stolen but two women kidnapped – one maybe dead.

Lindsey had known Lisa Reardon’s new drug was alchemy, only this time, the end product actually more precious than gold.

The desperate call from Hank Reardon in Switzerland came late at night causing too many questions. And no answers. Could Lindsey and Rich Jansen uncover who was behind the crimes? Was it an inside job? Could they figure out who had sold out the Reardon’s? All in time to save Reardon’s daughter and her chief tech Ariana? Were they risking their lives as well?

The evil words smolder in her mind, the contents of the letter delivered to Hank Reardon;

Hello Mr. Reason,

By the time you get this letter, it will be too late. We’ll already have her. Here are the steps you must not take:
Don’t call the cops.
Don’t call the FBI.
Tell no one.
We’ll know if you are the FBI.
We’ll and we’ll kill her instantly.
You must know sir, there is a price for genius.
We trust you will pay it if you want to see your daughter alive.

AUTHOR: LIN WILDER
TITLE: A PRICE FOR GENIUS
GENRE: Medical thriller, Mystery, Thriller
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TO KILL AND KILL AGAIN BY JOHN COSTON

( The Murderer Was A Neighbor )

A shocking true story of a homicidal misfit.
Wayne Nance also known as ” Missoula Maula” a trusted and friendly furniture delivery man littered the pristine Northwestern Montana landscape for over twelve years with the brutally murdered bodies of his young women victims.

For the residents in the idyllic town had no reason to suspect that the killer was one of their own. The police did not pursue Nance thoroughly, who was a neighbor of the first victim and place by witness near the murder scene.

After a troubled stint in the Navy, Nance returned home to a job in a furniture warehouse, which gave him entrée into many homes and the opportunity for deadly deeds.

AUTHOR: JOHN COSTON
TITLE: TO KILL AND KILL AGAIN
Genre: True crime, Non-fiction
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THE DEAD OF WINTER BY JEAN RABE

( Brutal Murder In Spencer County, Indiana )

Fifty-eight minutes into her first day on the job, twenty-three-year-old sheriff Piper Blackwell faced with a grisly murder – the victim artfully posed amid decorations on her lawn. Drawing on former military training, Piper must prove herself worthy of the sheriff’s badge, and that is not going easy.

Chief Deputy Oren Rosenberg, Pipers opponent in the recent election, doesn’t like her and wants her to fail. She doesn’t like him either, but she need Oren to help catch the killer before another victim discovered. Too late!

As Piper leads the manhunt, another crisis hits close to home. Her father, the previous sheriff is fighting for his life, and she between family and duty. Facing personal and professional threats, Piper has to whether a raging storm, keep the sheriff’s department from crumbling around her, and reel in a killer during the most brutal winter sleepy Spencer County, Indiana, has experienced.

AUTHOR: JEAN RABE
TITLE: THE DEAD OF WINTER
Genre: Mystery
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