Kuitai kwemudzimu, kunayisa mvura pasina audirira?

Word definitions

dira: perform libation as an offering to ancestral spirits.

Translation

Why would the ancestral spirits bring rain when no libation has been performed?

Inspiration

In indigenous religion, the Shona perform a ritual known as mukwerera, which involves libation as an offering to the ancestors in petition for rain.

Application

Acts of kindness offered where the prevailing circumstances suggest that one might seek to benefit in return are questionable. They should be treated with caution.