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The Rock That Doesn’t Fear the Rain: A Zambian Proverb for Resilience | AFIAPodcast

The Zambian proverb “The rock that is in the middle of the sea does not fear the rain” teaches us about the importance of resilience. Just as a rock in the middle of the sea can withstand the heaviest storm, we too can overcome any challenge if we are resilient.

This proverb is especially relevant in today’s world, where we are constantly faced with challenges, both big and small. But if we can learn to be like the rock in the middle of the sea, we can overcome any obstacle and achieve our goals.

In this video, I will share three nuggets of wisdom from this powerful proverb:

1. Embrace adversity. The rock in the middle of the sea does not see the rain as a threat, but as an opportunity to grow stronger. Similarly, we should not see adversity as a setback, but as an opportunity to learn and grow.

2. Stay grounded. The rock in the middle of the sea is rooted to the ocean floor, no matter how strong the waves are. Similarly, we need to stay grounded in our values and beliefs, even when we are facing difficult times.

3. Have faith. The rock in the middle of the sea knows that the rain will eventually stop and the sun will come out again. Similarly, we need to have faith that our challenges will eventually pass and that better times are ahead.

If you are looking for inspiration to overcome your challenges and achieve your goals, then this video is for you. Watch now and learn how to be like the rock in the middle of the sea!

Three Nuggets of Wisdom:

Embrace adversity.
Stay grounded.
Have faith.

Join me on the #AFIAPodcast at 6 am PST/4 pm EAT on YouTube @okelojavan to listen to the full interview and share your thoughts in the comments below.

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