Amish Proverbs: Words of Wisdom from the Simple Life by Suzanne Woods Fisher

By Suzanne Woods Fisher

Well performed is best than good stated.

The basically individuals with whom you need to attempt to get even are those that were variety to you.

Some fogeys don't exaggerate, they simply take into account big.

Chances are reliable that in your existence you've run throughout a few sturdy suggestion. And it's in all likelihood that a lot of it originated with an Amish proverb. via firsthand examine and private relationships, Suzanne Woods Fisher has amassed greater than four hundred proverbs that discover the wealthy historical past, folklore, religion, values, historical past, and essence of the obvious humans. those proverbs function educating instruments and maxims for useful living--but they're not only for the Amish. They're for somebody who seeks God's knowledge and fact for daily circumstances.

Ranging from the easy to the profound, from the intense to the funny, those sayings will follow you thru life's joys and sorrows.

Suzanne Woods Fisher is the bestselling writer of Amish Peace, in addition to many novels concerning the Amish, together with The Choice, The Waiting, The Search, The Keeper, and The Haven. Suzanne is a Christy Award nominee and is the host of an online radio exhibit known as Amish Wisdom. She lives in California.

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How do they do it? When they can’t solve the problem, they manage it creatively. And how do you do this? By following twelve principles for managing problems creatively and constructively! We will take a look at these in the next chapter. 4 Twelve Principles For Managing Problems Positively The month was October. The year was 1982. Unemployment problems in America were peaking, with Flint, Michigan, hit hardest. My good friend, Tom Tipton, wanted to help the unemployed of Flint, and he asked me to conduct a two-day seminar, applying possibility thinking principles to the problem of unemployment.

If you need to rebuild or relocate, take charge and take control. Never surrender leadership to such forces as poverty. Don’t allow lack of money to determine your dreams or your goals. There is always a way to raise the capital you need. You may have to save and count your pennies, but somehow the money will come. There is a universal principle that always manifests itself: Money flows to good ideas; good ideas spawn other good ideas; dreams inspire creativity in money management. There are many things we can’t control.

Because of this, I grew up believing that solutions are never found by running away from a tough problem. I believe that because my parents kept their marriage intact despite problems, I am a better person and a more tenacious achiever. Their overriding, ever-recurring love taught me to believe in the importance of commitment. If you know that divorce is not an option, it is amazing how you can learn to love again. Tough times never last, but tough people do. Tough people stick it out. They have learned to choose the most positive reaction in managing problems.

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