POST PUBLISHED INJanuary, 2012
January 31st, 201204:57 PM ET"Fortune knocks once but misfortune has more patience." Amish proverb If you want to know a people, know their proverbs. Most every culture has proverbs that are unique to it. Whether called maxims, bromides, truisms, idioms, expressions, sayings, or just an old saw, proverbs are small, concentrated packages that let us peek into the window of a ...
January 18th, 201210:31 AM ETThis is a story I wrote a few years ago about my dear dad. He passed away on January 1st, just as the sun rose on 2012. "Before we can pray 'Thy Kingdom come,' we must pray 'My kingdom go'." Amish Proverb It is a blistering hot June evening and I am stuck in a traffic jam, retrieving my dad from his latest escapade after recei...
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