Whether we call them "maxims," "sayings," or "old saws," proverbs offer little glimpses of insight into folks' values and beliefs. In this updated edition, Fisher collects 400 Pennsylvania German idioms---simple, profound, serious, and humorous---to uncover the heritage, traditions, faith, history, and essence of the Amish people. An ideal any-occasion gift!
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 144 Vendor: Revell Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0800720962 ISBN-13: 9780800720964 Availability: In Stock
Through firsthand research and personal relationships, Suzanne Woods Fisher has collected more than 400 proverbs that uncover the rich heritage, folklore, faith, values, history, and essence of the Plain People. These proverbs serve as teaching tools and maxims for practical living--but they're not just for the Amish. They're for anyone who seeks God's wisdom and truth for everyday circumstances.
Ranging from the simple to the profound, from the serious to the humorous, these sayings will stick with you through life's joys and sorrows. This expanded edition of Amish Proverbs includes more than 200 additional proverbs, giving readers more of the wit and wisdom they crave.
Suzanne Woods Fisher is the bestselling author of The Letters, The Calling, the Lancaster County Secrets series, and the Stoney Ridge Seasons series, as well as nonfiction books about the Amish, including Amish Peace. She is also the coauthor of an Amish children's series, The Adventures of Lily Lapp. Suzanne is a Carol Award winner for The Search, a Carol Award finalist for The Choice, and a Christy Award finalist for The Waiting. She is also a columnist for Christian Post and Cooking & Such magazines. She lives in California. Learn more at www.suzannewoodsfisher.com and connect with Suzanne on Twitter @suzannewfisher.