Nadira Cotticollan (Dreaming through Twilight) from Kannur, India shared this with us on Facebook. I'm just in love with the idea of it. Wouldn't it be a joy if people the world over adopted this phrase and philosophy? How civilized (and more practical) this value is than our Western individuality and winner-takes-all values.
The Xhosa, by the way, are a Bantu people from South Africa. Their name is pronounced with a clicking sound for the "X" followed by "hosa."
This illustration may be copyrighted. I've been unable to find its origin.
- Jamie Dedes (The Poet by Day)