Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Amish Proverbs for the day
"Trickles tend to become streams, and streams become torrents"
(think of this in terms of what we acquire in the form of "stuff")
"He who has no money is poor; he who has nothing but money is even poorer"
"Do unto others as if you were the other."
"If you sense your faith is unraveling, go back to where you dropped the thread of obedience."
"Put the swing where the children want it. The grass will grow back."
"Good deeds have echos."
"We can stop forgiving others when Christ stops forgiving us."
"God puts the church in the world. Satan seeks to put the world in the church."
"The higher a man gets in divine grace, the lower he will be in his own esteem."
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...